Reported Annual Crime In Moss Point

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMoss Point/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,156 (estimate)3,1092,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMoss Point/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)280 (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)2,876 (estimate)2,8342,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Moss Point is 10% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.65 daily crimes that occur in Moss Point.
  • Moss Point is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Moss Point you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Moss Point has decreased by 23%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Moss Point

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Moss Point is 1 in 358
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Moss Point is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Moss Point is 1 in 32

Year Over Year Crime In Moss Point (per 100,000 people)

Moss Point police department

ItemMoss PointMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)364,806556,527
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 Park Estates, MS5,5711561,6061,763
Grand Bay, AL3,6322491,5721,821
Moss Point, MS13,6902802,8763,156

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Auburn, CA13,6903191,8422,160
Piney Green, NC13,7013702,9303,300
Metuchen, NJ13,707501,2331,284
Miami, OK13,6695213,5664,088
Washington, PA13,7154112,3652,775
Moss Point, MS13,6902802,8763,156
Source: The Moss Point, 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.