Reported Annual Crime In Myrtle

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMyrtle/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,133 (estimate)3,1092,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMyrtle/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)367 (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)3,766 (estimate)2,8342,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Myrtle is 45% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.32 daily crimes that occur in Myrtle.
  • Myrtle is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Myrtle you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Myrtle has decreased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Myrtle (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Myrtle

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Myrtle is 1 in 273
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Myrtle is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Myrtle is 1 in 25

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

Myrtle police department

ItemMyrtleMississippiNational
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
Ecru, MS1,0501061,0931,199
New Albany, MS8,2912102,1612,371
Ripley, MS5,3492532,5952,848
Blue Springs, MS2542922,9973,289
Potts Camp, MS4173503,5903,940
Myrtle, MS4123673,7664,133

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Farrell, MS4124374,4894,926
Goldfield, NV4121,0153,8914,906
Salesville, AR4126213,8794,501
El Nido, CA4125923,6414,234
Alma, TX4125113,5094,020
Myrtle, MS4123673,7664,133
Source: The Myrtle, 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.