Reported Annual Crime In Decatur

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDecatur/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,259 (estimate)3,1092,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDecatur/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)112 (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)1,147 (estimate)2,8342,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Decatur is 56% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.45 daily crimes that occur in Decatur.
  • Decatur is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Decatur you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Decatur has decreased by 23%.

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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 896
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Decatur is 1 in 88
The chance of being a victim of crime in Decatur is 1 in 80

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

Decatur police department

ItemDecaturMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4,806556,527
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Union, MS2,0241271,3011,428
Conehatta, MS1,1771511,5481,699
Newton, MS3,3581671,7111,878
Sebastopol, MS2521941,9902,184
Chunky, MS4063083,1603,468
Decatur, MS2,1301121,1471,259

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Imperial, NE2,1302411,1571,398
Southwest Greensburg, PA2,1304311,5331,965
Stewartstown, PA2,130124716840
Jal, NM2,1302221,8212,043
Manitou Beach-Devils Lake, MI2,129136617754
Decatur, MS2,1301121,1471,259
Source: The Decatur, 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.