Reported Annual Crime In Natchez

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNatchez/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,000n/a (estimate)6,6043,1092,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNatchez/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a19.88.74.9
Rape2n/a13.240.238.6
Robbery12n/a79.276.7101.9
Assault31n/a204.7150.3237.8
Violent crime48n/a (estimate)317276373
Burglary141n/a931.2828.8491.4
Theft777n/a5,131.41,863.01,775.4
Vehicle theft34n/a224.5141.8220.2
Property crime952n/a (estimate)6,2872,8342,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Natchez, MS for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Natchez, MS is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Natchez, MS crime rates are 112% higher than in comparison to the Mississippi mean and are 131% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Natchez, MS has a rate that is 15% higher than the Mississippi average; compared to the United States, it is 15% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Natchez, MS is 122% higher than its state's mean, and 153% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Natchez is 131% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.09 daily crimes that occur in Natchez.
  • Natchez is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Natchez you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Natchez has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Natchez (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Natchez, MS on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Mississippi. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Natchez, MS (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Mississippi state wide, are 2.12 times more than the state average and 2.31 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Natchez, MS on a daily bases are 1.15 times more than than Mississippi average and 1.18 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Natchez, MS are 2.22 times more than the daily state average and 2.53 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Natchez (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Mississippi and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Natchez, MS? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Natchez, MS has been ranked safer than 18% of other cities in the state of Mississippi. In addition, Natchez, MS is safer than 12% 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 Natchez, MS. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Natchez, MS is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Natchez

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Natchez is 1 in 316
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Natchez is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Natchez is 1 in 16
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Natchez, MS? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Natchez, MS, then there is a 1 in 316 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 16. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 16 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Natchez, MS.

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

The year over year crime rate for Natchez, MS is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Natchez, MS has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 23% in Natchez, MS, while property crimes in Natchez, MS have decreased by 9%. Crimes in total for Natchez, MS have decreased by 10% year over year.

Natchez police department

ItemNatchezMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)744,806556,527
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
Morgantown, MS1,7991281,3121,439
Spokane, LA3472181,3551,573
Minorca, LA1,8662851,7672,052
Cloverdale, MS6523183,2663,585
Ferriday, LA3,4791,0233,8284,851
Natchez, MS15,5633176,2876,604

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ham Lake, MN15,5651821,6621,844
Aurora, OH15,56838697735
East San Gabriel, CA15,5732581,5881,847
Vero Beach, FL15,5775003,4173,916
Zachary, LA15,5794603,1203,580
Natchez, MS15,5633176,2876,604
Source: The Natchez, 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.