Reported Annual Crime In Greenville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenville/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,057n/a (estimate)6,4823,0492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenville/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder7n/a22.18.05.3
Rape16n/a50.442.740.4
Robbery57n/a179.680.2102.8
Assault8n/a25.2149.6248.5
Violent crime88n/a (estimate)277281386
Burglary930n/a2,930.8781.4468.9
Theft961n/a3,028.51,842.11,745.0
Vehicle theft78n/a245.8144.7236.9
Property crime1,969n/a (estimate)6,2052,7682,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Greenville, MS. The total number of reported crimes in Greenville, MS is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Greenville, MS crime rate is 113% higher than the Mississippi average and is 128% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Greenville, MS has a violent crime rate that is 1% lower than the Mississippi average and 28% lower than the national average. For property crime, Greenville, MS is 124% higher than the Mississippi average and 153% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Metcalfe, MS1,1831461,4431,589
Hollandale, MS2,6471581,5641,722
Leland, MS4,3732172,1472,365
Lake Village, AR2,7242933,3503,643
Arcola, MS3373883,8404,229
Greenville, MS33,5182776,2056,482

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Greenville is 128% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.76 daily crimes that occur in Greenville.
  • Greenville is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Greenville you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Greenville has increased by 59%.

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Daily Crime In Greenville (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Greenville, MS per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Mississippi and on a national level. In Greenville, MS the total number of daily crimes is 2.13 times more than the Mississippi average and 2.28 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Greenville, MS is 1.01 times less than the Mississippi average and 1.39 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Greenville, MS has a daily crime rate that is 2.24 times more than the Mississippi average and 2.53 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Greenville (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Greenville, MS compared to every other city in Mississippi as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Greenville, MS ranks safer than 11% of every city located within Mississippi along with 11% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Mississippi and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Greenville, MS. As a result, Greenville, MS is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Greenville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Greenville is 1 in 361
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Greenville is 1 in 17
The chance of being a victim of crime in Greenville is 1 in 16
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Greenville, MS? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Greenville, MS, you have a 1 in 361 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 17. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Greenville, MS is 1 in 16.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Greenville, 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 Greenville, MS has decreased by 24% and the rate of property crime in Greenville, MS has increased by 66%. The total crime rate in Greenville, MS has increased by 59% year to year.

Greenville police department

ItemGreenvilleMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1354,806556,527
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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Long Beach, NY33,52268840908
Salisbury, NC33,5249734,8715,844
Butte-Silver Bow, MT33,4814823,5123,993
Security-Widefield, CO33,5664703,7554,225
Dakota Ridge, CO33,5833342,6723,007
Greenville, MS33,5182776,2056,482
Source: The Greenville, 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.