Reported Annual Crime In Gautier

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGautier/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime593n/a (estimate)3,1893,1092,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGautier/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a10.88.74.9
Rape2n/a10.840.238.6
Robbery4n/a21.576.7101.9
Assault18n/a96.8150.3237.8
Violent crime26n/a (estimate)140276373
Burglary132n/a709.9828.8491.4
Theft392n/a2,108.11,863.01,775.4
Vehicle theft43n/a231.2141.8220.2
Property crime567n/a (estimate)3,0492,8342,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Gautier, MS is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Gautier, MS. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Gautier, MS averages 3% higher than the rest of Mississippi while the rate of crime on a national scale is 12% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Gautier, MS is 49% lower than the average rate of crime in Mississippi and 62% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 8% higher than the remainder of the state of Mississippi and 23% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Gautier, MS area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gautier is 12% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.74 daily crimes that occur in Gautier.
  • Gautier is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gautier you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gautier has decreased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Gautier (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Gautier, 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 Gautier, MS (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Mississippi state wide, are 1.03 times more than the state average and 1.12 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Gautier, MS on a daily bases are 1.97 times less than than Mississippi average and 2.66 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Gautier, MS are 1.08 times more than the daily state average and 1.23 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Gautier (higher is better)

How safe is Gautier, MS compared to other cities in Mississippi and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Gautier, MS is safer than 63% of the cities in Mississippi and 46% 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 Gautier, MS. Overall, Gautier, MS is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gautier

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gautier is 1 in 716
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gautier is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gautier is 1 in 32
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Gautier, MS? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Gautier, MS, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 716. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 33 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Gautier, MS is 1 in 32.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Gautier, MS is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Gautier, MS has decreased by 55% and the rate of property crime in Gautier, MS has increased by 1%. The total crime rate in Gautier, MS has decreased by 4% year to year.

Gautier police department

ItemGautierMississippiNational
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
Helena, MS1,00070720790
Big Point, MS8751121,1451,256
Escatawpa, MS3,8481491,5311,680
Gulf Hills, MS8,3981501,5401,690
Gulf Park Estates, MS5,5711561,6061,763
Gautier, MS18,5811403,0493,189

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Morristown, NJ18,5803011,3441,645
Ferndale, MD18,5775692,8803,449
Mustang, OK18,5751681,2421,411
Prunedale, CA18,5744442,7283,172
El Dorado, AR18,5909445,1076,051
Gautier, MS18,5811403,0493,189
Source: The Gautier, 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.