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Jackson, MS has a significantly higher rate of crime than the US average. The violent crime rate in Jackson is 45.8, almost double the national average of 22.7. Similarly, property crime in Jackson is 71.8 compared to the US average of 35.4. This means that residents of Jackson are more likely to be victims of violent or property crimes than people living elsewhere in the country. Crime prevention and public safety initiatives should be a major focus for local authorities in order to protect the citizens of Jackson from these high rates of violent and property crime.

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Jackson violent crime is 45.8. (The US average is 22.7)
Jackson property crime is 71.8. (The US average is 35.4)


NOTE: The city of Jackson, Mississippi does not have FBI Crime Statistics. The closest similar sized city with FBI crime data is the city of Gulfport, Mississippi. The charts below are detailed crime statistics for the city of Gulfport, Mississippi. Click links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft
Richland, MS Crime History
*Closest City
Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto
2001677.1049.582.65455532.61387.33435.2710.2
2002394.416.4115164.398.66064.11955.63549.7558.8
2003222.2031.779.4111.15396.81428.63650.8317.5
2004369.50200.1138.530.84879.910163617.6246.3
200527014.299.556.899.53566.9795.82572.1198.9
2006298.90170.814.2113.94668.414663031.6170.8

   Crime in Nearby Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Richland, MS298.94,668.47,02672006
Pearl, MS129.32,463.823,42772012
Flowood, MS202.13,021.07,23882019
Ridgeland, MS273.12,006.520,76182019
Clinton, MS59.72,140.326,56482018
Byram, MS145.62,321.811,692102019
   Crime in Similar Size Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Gulfport, MS3264,824.365,1511482019
Kenner, LA223.52,933.170,3741602019
Southaven, MS165.13,191.123,5751822019
Collierville, TN232.11,341.835,8041912019
Bartlett, TN315.41,754.755,5102022019
Bossier City, LA790.84,670.956,6772022019

   Visualize the relationship between violent and property crime in similar size cities.

   Crime by Location

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Over 6 years ago

Mississippi is improving and growing. The educational system is much better than one realizes. Mississippi produces college graduates. There are a large number of  More

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Over 6 years ago

Im in Pelahatchie,MS and I've been here before but my family tends to stay away from this area. I watch the news daily and all I hear is jackson. On the other note,  More

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Over 6 years ago

Im in Pelahatchie,MS and I've been here before but my family tends to stay away from this area. I watch the news daily and all I hear is jackson. On the other note,  More

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