Reported Annual Crime In Columbia

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,059 (estimate)3,1092,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.74.9
Rapen/an/an/a40.238.6
Robberyn/an/an/a76.7101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a150.3237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)271 (estimate)276373
Burglaryn/an/an/a828.8491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,863.01,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a141.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,787 (estimate)2,8342,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbia is 7% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.38 daily crimes that occur in Columbia.
  • Columbia is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbia you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbia has decreased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Columbia (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbia is 1 in 369
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbia is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbia is 1 in 33

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

Columbia police department

ItemColumbiaMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)284,806556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.33.83.3
There are a total of 28 Columbia police officers. This results in 4.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.6% greater than the Mississippi average and 31.2% 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
Foxworth, MS4093954,0594,454
Columbia, MS6,4462712,7873,059

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Franklin city, PA6,4483642,0952,459
Valley Center, KS6,4491279981,125
De Soto, MO6,4492163,2223,438
Bartonville, IL6,4403433,3363,679
Washington, NJ6,439931,1901,283
Columbia, MS6,4462712,7873,059
Source: The Columbia, 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.