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Crime in Mississippi

The crime rate in Mississippi State is higher than the national average in both violent and property crime. The state has a violent crime rate of 17.9, which is 5.8 points higher than the US average of 22.7. Similarly, the property crime rate in Mississippi stands at 40.2, which is 4.2 points higher than the US average of 35.4. This suggests that the level of criminal activity in Mississippi is relatively high compared to other states across the country.

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

Mississippi violent crime is 17.9. (The US average is 22.7)
Mississippi property crime is 40.2. (The US average is 35.4)

 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft

Carthage, MS Crime History

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Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto

Crime in Nearby Cities

City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Carthage, MS121.71,521.64,83652015
Morton, MS259.01,410.13,498242011
Kosciusko, MS339.51,564.87,371252019
Pickens, MS150.3901.61,331252001
Canton, MS681.34,144.012,476262009
Pelahatchie, MS0.00.01,498292006

Crime in Similar Size Cities

City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Memphis, TN1901.46,128.4669,2641672019
Nashville, TN1,073.14,041.1564,1692892019
Atlanta, GA768.84,654.4430,0663092018
Houston, TX1,072.24,319.52,177,2733962019
Dallas, TX862.93,321.31,320,9394162019
Louisville, KY686.93,891.5677,7104382019

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

Reviews for Mississippi    19 Reviews

Jobs? - 3/25/2014
There is always some type of employment opportunity here in Mississippi. You just have to be open minded and look at all the possibilities. Sometimes a change in... Read More

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Hattiesburg The Hub City - 10/26/2013
I just recently moved back to Mississippi from TN. I lived in Jackson before my move to TN and it was decent. I am looking to move from Hattiesburg because it is... Read More

Mississippi: The South's Most Hospitable State - 7/25/2012
Mississippi as a whole has a wonderful quality of living. It is a very nice place for a person to live in after... Read More

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