Reported Annual Crime In Ridgeland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRidgeland/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime812n/a (estimate)3,3273,0492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRidgeland/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.18.05.3
Rape6n/a24.642.740.4
Robbery45n/a184.480.2102.8
Assault31n/a127.0149.6248.5
Violent crime83n/a (estimate)340281386
Burglary63n/a258.1781.4468.9
Theft644n/a2,638.71,842.11,745.0
Vehicle theft22n/a90.1144.7236.9
Property crime729n/a (estimate)2,9872,7682,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Ridgeland, MS for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Ridgeland, 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 Ridgeland, MS crime rates are 9% higher than in comparison to the Mississippi mean and are 17% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Ridgeland, MS has a rate that is 21% higher than the Mississippi average; compared to the United States, it is 12% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Ridgeland, MS is 8% higher than its state's mean, and 22% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Madison, MS25,47354758812
Brandon, MS23,18663902965
Flora, MS2,058979631,061
Kearney Park, MS1,4051121,1061,218
Clinton, MS25,4111821,7981,980
Richland, MS7,0692082,0602,269
Canton, MS13,5042732,6982,971
Ridgeland, MS24,3383402,9873,327

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ridgeland is 17% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.12 daily crimes that occur in Ridgeland.
  • Ridgeland is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ridgeland you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ridgeland has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Ridgeland (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Ridgeland, MS per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Mississippi and on a national level. In Ridgeland, MS the total number of daily crimes is 1.09 times more than the Mississippi average and 1.17 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Ridgeland, MS is 1.21 times more than the Mississippi average and 1.14 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Ridgeland, MS has a daily crime rate that is 1.08 times more than the Mississippi average and 1.22 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Ridgeland (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Ridgeland, 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 Ridgeland, MS to other cities in the state and across the country, Ridgeland, MS is 49% safer than other cities of Mississippi and 30% 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, Ridgeland, MS has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Ridgeland, MS crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ridgeland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ridgeland is 1 in 295
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ridgeland is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ridgeland is 1 in 31
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Ridgeland, MS? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Ridgeland, MS, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 295. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 34 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Ridgeland, MS is 1 in 31.

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

The year over year crime rate for Ridgeland, MS is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Ridgeland, 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 increased by 45% in Ridgeland, MS, while property crimes in Ridgeland, MS have decreased by 4%. Crimes in total for Ridgeland, MS have not changed year over year.

Ridgeland police department

ItemRidgelandMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1014,806558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.13.83.3
There are a total of 101 Ridgeland police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.1% greater than the Mississippi average and 26.6% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
University Park, TX24,346641,2071,271
Watauga, TX24,3221861,7231,909
Chantilly, VA24,31292782874
North Platte, NE24,3113403,5823,922
Athens, OH24,3651071,8331,940
Ridgeland, MS24,3383402,9873,327
Source: The Ridgeland, MS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.