Reported Annual Crime In Pascagoula

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePascagoula/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,616n/a (estimate)7,2793,1092,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePascagoula/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.58.74.9
Rape21n/a94.640.238.6
Robbery39n/a175.776.7101.9
Assault44n/a198.2150.3237.8
Violent crime105n/a (estimate)473276373
Burglary253n/a1,139.5828.8491.4
Theft1,181n/a5,319.31,863.01,775.4
Vehicle theft77n/a346.8141.8220.2
Property crime1,511n/a (estimate)6,8062,8342,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Pascagoula, MS is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 134% higher than the average of crimes committed in Mississippi. It is also 155% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Pascagoula, MS shows a crime rate that is 71% higher than the Mississippi average. The crime rate is also 27% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Pascagoula, MS is shown to be 140% higher than the Mississippi average and 174% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pascagoula is 155% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 19.94 daily crimes that occur in Pascagoula.
  • Pascagoula is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pascagoula you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pascagoula has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Pascagoula (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Pascagoula, MS per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Mississippi as well as national figures. In Pascagoula, MS the total number of daily crimes is 2.34 times more than the Mississippi average and 2.55 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Pascagoula, MS are 1.71 times more than the Mississippi average and 1.27 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Pascagoula, MS has a daily crime rate that is 2.40 times more than the Mississippi average and 2.74 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Pascagoula (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Pascagoula, MS in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Mississippi as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Pascagoula, MS to other cities in the state and across the country, Pascagoula, MS is 13% safer than other cities of Mississippi and 9% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Mississippi cities and all around the United States, Pascagoula, MS has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Pascagoula, MS crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pascagoula

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pascagoula is 1 in 212
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pascagoula is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pascagoula is 1 in 14
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Pascagoula, MS? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Pascagoula, MS you have a 1 in 212 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Pascagoula, MS.

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

A good indicator of whether Pascagoula, MS is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Pascagoula, MS has decreased by 11%, while the property crime rate in Pascagoula, MS has increased by 3% year over year. The number of total crimes in Pascagoula, MS has increased by 2% year over year.

Pascagoula police department

ItemPascagoulaMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1024,806556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.53.83.3
There are a total of 102 Pascagoula police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.2% greater than the Mississippi average and 38.9% 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
Helena, MS1,00070720790
Escatawpa, MS3,8481491,5311,680
Gulf Park Estates, MS5,5711561,6061,763
Grand Bay, AL3,6322491,5721,821
Vancleave, MS6,1471871,9242,111
Pascagoula, MS22,2394736,8067,279

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Darien, IL22,251491,5381,587
Hamtramck, MI22,2569762,9053,881
Oak Harbor, WA22,220901,1011,191
Bloomingdale, IL22,2082471,2781,525
East Patchogue, NY22,2033821,6111,992
Pascagoula, MS22,2394736,8067,279
Source: The Pascagoula, 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.