Reported Annual Crime In Decatur

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDecatur/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,233 (estimate)3,0492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDecatur/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)113 (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)1,120 (estimate)2,7682,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Union, MS1,8601291,2711,399
Conehatta, MS1,1481531,5121,665
Newton, MS3,3461691,6711,840
Sebastopol, MS3171971,9442,141
Chunky, MS4403123,0863,399
Lake, MS5323873,8234,209
Hickory, MS5894074,0284,435
Decatur, MS2,0871131,1201,233

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Decatur is 57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.38 daily crimes that occur in Decatur.
  • Decatur is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Decatur you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Decatur has decreased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Decatur

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Decatur is 1 in 883
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Decatur is 1 in 90
The chance of being a victim of crime in Decatur is 1 in 82

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

Decatur police department

ItemDecaturMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4,806558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.83.3

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
Ocean View, DE2,0871451,3981,542
Detroit Beach, MI2,0872098681,077
Vale, OR2,0871431,6031,746
Oroville, WA2,0871793,9434,122
Carnegie, OK2,0870708708
Decatur, MS2,0871131,1201,233
Source: The Decatur, 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.