Reported Annual Crime In Biloxi

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBiloxi/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,862n/a (estimate)6,2283,0492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBiloxi/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a4.48.05.3
Rape31n/a67.542.740.4
Robbery80n/a174.180.2102.8
Assault68n/a148.0149.6248.5
Violent crime181n/a (estimate)394281386
Burglary805n/a1,751.8781.4468.9
Theft1,721n/a3,745.21,842.11,745.0
Vehicle theft155n/a337.3144.7236.9
Property crime2,681n/a (estimate)5,8342,7682,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Biloxi, MS. The total number of reported crimes in Biloxi, MS is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Biloxi, MS crime rate is 104% higher than the Mississippi average and is 120% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Biloxi, MS has a violent crime rate that is 40% higher than the Mississippi average and 2% higher than the national average. For property crime, Biloxi, MS is 111% higher than the Mississippi average and 138% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lyman, MS2,18759580638
Gulf Hills, MS8,3981521,5041,656
Gulf Park Estates, MS5,5711591,5691,728
Latimer, MS7,0661701,6811,851
Vancleave, MS6,1471901,8792,069
St. Martin, MS7,6272472,4452,692
Ocean Springs, MS17,4461583,8273,986
Biloxi, MS44,5273945,8346,228

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Biloxi is 120% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.06 daily crimes that occur in Biloxi.
  • Biloxi is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Biloxi you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Biloxi has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Biloxi (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Biloxi, MS on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Mississippi. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Biloxi, MS (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Mississippi state wide, are 2.04 times more than the state average and 2.20 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Biloxi, MS on a daily bases are 1.40 times more than than Mississippi average and 1.02 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Biloxi, MS are 2.11 times more than the daily state average and 2.38 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Biloxi (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Biloxi, MS compared to every other city in Mississippi as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Biloxi, MS ranks safer than 14% of every city located within Mississippi along with 10% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Mississippi and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Biloxi, MS. As a result, Biloxi, MS is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Biloxi

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Biloxi is 1 in 254
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Biloxi is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Biloxi is 1 in 17
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Biloxi, MS? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Biloxi, MS you have a 1 in 254 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Biloxi, MS.

Year Over Year Crime In Biloxi (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Biloxi, MS is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Biloxi, MS has decreased by 16% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for Biloxi, MS has decreased by 3% in the same time frame.

Biloxi police department

ItemBiloxiMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1694,806556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.83.83.3
There are a total of 169 Biloxi police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.4% less than the Mississippi average and 14.9% greater 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.

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Biloxi, MS44,5273945,8346,228
Source: The Biloxi, 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.