Reported Annual Crime In Picayune

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePicayune/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime585n/a (estimate)5,4613,1092,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePicayune/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a18.78.74.9
Rape6n/a56.040.238.6
Robbery14n/a130.776.7101.9
Assault34n/a317.4150.3237.8
Violent crime56n/a (estimate)523276373
Burglary79n/a737.4828.8491.4
Theft420n/a3,920.51,863.01,775.4
Vehicle theft30n/a280.0141.8220.2
Property crime529n/a (estimate)4,9382,8342,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Picayune, MS is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Picayune, MS. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Picayune, MS averages 76% higher than the rest of Mississippi while the rate of crime on a national scale is 91% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Picayune, MS is 90% higher than the average rate of crime in Mississippi and 40% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 74% higher than the remainder of the state of Mississippi and 99% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Picayune, MS area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Picayune is 91% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.96 daily crimes that occur in Picayune.
  • Picayune is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Picayune you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Picayune has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Picayune (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Picayune, MS per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Mississippi and on a national level. In Picayune, MS the total number of daily crimes is 1.76 times more than the Mississippi average and 1.91 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Picayune, MS is 1.90 times more than the Mississippi average and 1.40 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Picayune, MS has a daily crime rate that is 1.74 times more than the Mississippi average and 1.99 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Picayune (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Picayune, 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 Picayune, MS to other cities in the state and across the country, Picayune, MS is 29% safer than other cities of Mississippi and 14% 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, Picayune, MS has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Picayune, MS crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Picayune

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Picayune is 1 in 192
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Picayune is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Picayune is 1 in 19
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Picayune, MS? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Picayune, MS your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 192. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 21 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Picayune, MS is 1 in 19.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Picayune, MS is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Picayune, MS has decreased by 24%, while the property crime rate in Picayune, MS has decreased by 4% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Picayune, MS has decreased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Picayune police department

ItemPicayuneMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)484,806556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.43.83.3
There are a total of 48 Picayune police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.9% greater than the Mississippi average and 35.1% 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
Hide-A-Way Lake, MS1,13239398436
Kiln, MS1,70961631693
Nicholson, MS2,9041401,4411,581
Lacombe, LA7,7264382,7223,160
Pearl River, LA2,9129262,6563,581
Picayune, MS10,8385234,9385,461

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spearfish, SD10,8361782,6012,780
Elwood, NY10,833173732906
Vidor, TX10,8445202,9443,464
Echelon, NJ10,8313131,9962,309
Barrington, IL10,830146758904
Picayune, MS10,8385234,9385,461
Source: The Picayune, 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.