Reported Annual Crime In Carthage

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarthage/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime81n/a (estimate)1,6433,1092,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarthage/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a20.38.74.9
Rape2n/a40.640.238.6
Robbery3n/a60.976.7101.9
Assault0n/a0.0150.3237.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)122276373
Burglary12n/a243.5828.8491.4
Theft62n/a1,257.91,863.01,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a20.3141.8220.2
Property crime75n/a (estimate)1,5222,8342,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Carthage, MS is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 47% lower than the average of crimes committed in Mississippi. It is also 43% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Carthage, MS shows a crime rate that is 56% lower than the Mississippi average. The crime rate is also 67% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Carthage, MS is shown to be 46% lower than the Mississippi average and 39% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Carthage is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.5 daily crimes that occur in Carthage.
  • Carthage is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Carthage you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Carthage has decreased by 43%.

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Daily Crime In Carthage (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Carthage, MS is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Mississippi and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Carthage, MS are 1.89 times less than the Mississippi average and 1.74 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Carthage, MS are 2.27 times less than than Mississippi and 3.06 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Carthage, MS are 1.86 times less than than Mississippi and 1.63 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Carthage (higher is better)

How safe is Carthage, MS compared to other cities in Mississippi and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Carthage, MS is safer than 79% of the cities in Mississippi and 67% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Mississippi and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Carthage, MS. Overall, Carthage, MS is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carthage

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carthage is 1 in 822
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carthage is 1 in 66
The chance of being a victim of crime in Carthage is 1 in 61
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Carthage, MS? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Carthage, MS you have a 1 in 822 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 66 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Carthage, MS.

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

A good indicator of whether Carthage, MS is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Carthage, MS has decreased by 49%, while the property crime rate in Carthage, MS has decreased by 43% year over year. The number of total crimes in Carthage, MS has decreased by 43% year over year.

Carthage police department

ItemCarthageMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)194,806556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.83.83.3
There are a total of 19 Carthage police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.9% less than the Mississippi average and 15.5% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sebastopol, MS2521941,9902,184
Lena, MS1782642,7082,971
Redwater, MS6433053,1323,437
Standing Pine, MS2873793,8914,270
Walnut Grove, MS6454084,1944,603
Carthage, MS4,9951221,5221,643

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Riverside CDP, NY4,9953951,6662,061
Franklin, NJ4,99402,2392,239
Sulphur, OK4,9963152,3222,637
South Pasadena, FL4,9932382,5542,792
Turpin Hills, OH4,99876672748
Carthage, MS4,9951221,5221,643
Source: The Carthage, MS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.