Reported Annual Crime In Bay St. Louis

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBay St. Louis/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,033 (estimate)3,0492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBay St. Louis/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a42.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a80.2102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a149.6248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)187 (estimate)281386
Burglaryn/an/an/a781.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,842.11,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a144.7236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,846 (estimate)2,7682,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lyman, MS2,18759580638
Kiln, MS1,70962616679
Diamondhead, MS8,2751081,0701,178
Henderson Point, MS981131,1181,231
Pearlington, MS1,5041151,1411,256
DeLisle, MS9962072,0502,257
Long Beach, MS15,224702,2982,368
Bay St. Louis, MS10,3131871,8462,033

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bay St. Louis is 28% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.57 daily crimes that occur in Bay St. Louis.
  • Bay St. Louis is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bay St. Louis you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bay St. Louis has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Bay St. Louis (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bay St. Louis

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bay St. Louis is 1 in 536
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bay St. Louis is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bay St. Louis is 1 in 50

Year Over Year Crime In Bay St. Louis (per 100,000 people)

Bay St. Louis police department

ItemBay St. LouisMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)294,806556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.13.83.3
There are a total of 29 Bay St. Louis police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.2% less than the Mississippi average and 5.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Mississippi

StateTotal offendersMississippi /100KNational /100K
Mississippi8,337286222
There are a total of 8,337 sex offenders in Mississippi. This yields a total of 286 sex offenders in Mississippi per 100,000 residents which is 29% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lancaster, NY10,3144952,0352,530
Broomall, PA10,312136753889
Maynard, MA10,314261568828
Galion, OH10,3141693,3923,561
West Perrine, FL10,3175263,2853,811
Bay St. Louis, MS10,3131871,8462,033
Source: The Bay St. Louis, MS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.