Reported Annual Crime In Gulfport

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGulfport/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,903n/a (estimate)5,3663,1092,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGulfport/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a11.08.74.9
Rape15n/a20.640.238.6
Robbery70n/a96.276.7101.9
Assault94n/a129.2150.3237.8
Violent crime187n/a (estimate)257276373
Burglary645n/a886.8828.8491.4
Theft2,915n/a4,007.61,863.01,775.4
Vehicle theft156n/a214.5141.8220.2
Property crime3,716n/a (estimate)5,1092,8342,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Gulfport, MS. The total number of reported crimes in Gulfport, 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 Gulfport, MS crime rate is 73% higher than the Mississippi average and is 88% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Gulfport, MS has a violent crime rate that is 7% lower than the Mississippi average and 31% lower than the national average. For property crime, Gulfport, MS is 80% higher than the Mississippi average and 105% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gulfport is 88% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.7 daily crimes that occur in Gulfport.
  • Gulfport is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gulfport you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gulfport has increased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In Gulfport (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Gulfport, MS for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Mississippi as well as those across America as a whole. The Gulfport, MS total amount of daily offenses is 1.73 times more than the Mississippi average and 1.88 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Gulfport, MS is 1.07 times less than the Mississippi average, and it is 1.45 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Gulfport, MS has a daily crime figure that is 1.80 times more than the Mississippi average and 2.05 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Gulfport (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Mississippi and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Gulfport, MS? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Gulfport, MS has been ranked safer than 37% of other cities in the state of Mississippi. In addition, Gulfport, MS is safer than 21% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Mississippi and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Gulfport, MS. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Gulfport, MS is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gulfport

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gulfport is 1 in 389
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gulfport is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gulfport is 1 in 19
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Gulfport, MS? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Gulfport, MS your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 389. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 20 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Gulfport, MS is 1 in 19.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Gulfport, MS is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Gulfport, MS has decreased by 26%, the amount of property crime in Gulfport, MS has increased by 32%, and the total amount of crime in Gulfport, MS has increased by 27% year to year.

Gulfport police department

ItemGulfportMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2404,806556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.53.83.3
There are a total of 240 Gulfport police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.1% less than the Mississippi average and 5.9% 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
Lyman, MS2,18758593651
Henderson Point, MS981121,1451,256
Latimer, MS7,0661681,7211,888
Long Beach, MS15,224902,1012,191
DeLisle, MS9962042,0992,303
Gulfport, MS69,9132575,1095,366

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Framingham, MA69,9004531,9602,413
Turlock, CA69,8755293,8184,347
Lafayette, IN69,9826624,6575,319
Muncie, IN70,0356134,0984,711
Redlands, CA69,7872984,5184,816
Gulfport, MS69,9132575,1095,366
Source: The Gulfport, 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.