Reported Annual Crime In Helena

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHelena/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)774 (estimate)3,0492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHelena/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)71 (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)703 (estimate)2,7682,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hurley, MS1,53859583642
Big Point, MS8751131,1181,231
Escatawpa, MS3,8481511,4951,646
Gulf Park Estates, MS5,5711591,5691,728
Grand Bay, AL3,6322811,5551,836
Vancleave, MS6,1471901,8792,069
Wade, MS8212622,5922,854
Helena, MS1,00071703774

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Helena is 73% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.12 daily crimes that occur in Helena.
  • Helena is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Helena you have a 1 in 130 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Helena has decreased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Helena

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Helena is 1 in 1407
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Helena is 1 in 143
The chance of being a victim of crime in Helena is 1 in 130

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

Helena police department

ItemHelenaMississippiNational
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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Central City, PA1,0001638981,060
Lake City, MI1,0002118781,089
Baltic, SD1,000151715866
Lincoln, PA1,000146806953
Cherokee, AL1,0002551,4121,667
Helena, MS1,00071703774
Source: The Helena, 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.