Reported Annual Crime In Vicksburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVicksburg/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,438n/a (estimate)6,1783,1092,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVicksburg/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a34.48.74.9
Rape15n/a64.440.238.6
Robbery14n/a60.276.7101.9
Assault72n/a309.3150.3237.8
Violent crime109n/a (estimate)468276373
Burglary264n/a1,134.3828.8491.4
Theft1,002n/a4,305.01,863.01,775.4
Vehicle theft63n/a270.7141.8220.2
Property crime1,329n/a (estimate)5,7102,8342,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Vicksburg, 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 99% higher than the average of crimes committed in Mississippi. It is also 116% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Vicksburg, MS shows a crime rate that is 70% higher than the Mississippi average. The crime rate is also 26% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Vicksburg, MS is shown to be 102% higher than the Mississippi average and 130% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Vicksburg is 116% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.93 daily crimes that occur in Vicksburg.
  • Vicksburg is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Vicksburg you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Vicksburg has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Vicksburg (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Vicksburg, 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 Vicksburg, MS (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Mississippi state wide, are 1.99 times more than the state average and 2.16 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Vicksburg, MS on a daily bases are 1.70 times more than than Mississippi average and 1.26 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Vicksburg, MS are 2.02 times more than the daily state average and 2.30 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Vicksburg (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Vicksburg, 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 Vicksburg, MS to other cities in the state and across the country, Vicksburg, MS is 21% safer than other cities of Mississippi and 12% 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, Vicksburg, MS has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Vicksburg, MS crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vicksburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vicksburg is 1 in 214
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vicksburg is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Vicksburg is 1 in 17
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Vicksburg, MS? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Vicksburg, MS, you have a 1 in 214 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 18. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Vicksburg, MS is 1 in 17.

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

Determining whether Vicksburg, MS is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Vicksburg, MS has decreased by 33% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 12% year over year. Total crimes for Vicksburg, MS has decreased by 14% in the same time frame.

Vicksburg police department

ItemVicksburgMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)934,806556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.93.83.3
There are a total of 93 Vicksburg police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.1% greater than the Mississippi average and 20.1% 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
Beechwood, MS4,2991171,2021,319
Delta, LA2478315,1615,992
Vicksburg, MS23,5594685,7106,178

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Old Bridge, NJ23,5722541,6181,872
Champlin, MN23,591921,2921,383
Searcy, AR23,5244672,9173,384
Kernersville, NC23,5223272,5932,920
Fairfax, VA23,50782784866
Vicksburg, MS23,5594685,7106,178
Source: The Vicksburg, 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.