Reported Annual Crime In Waveland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaveland/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,320 (estimate)3,1092,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaveland/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.74.9
Rapen/an/an/a40.238.6
Robberyn/an/an/a76.7101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a150.3237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)206 (estimate)276373
Burglaryn/an/an/a828.8491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,863.01,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a141.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,114 (estimate)2,8342,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Waveland is 19% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.36 daily crimes that occur in Waveland.
  • Waveland is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Waveland you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Waveland has decreased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Waveland (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waveland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waveland is 1 in 486
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waveland is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Waveland is 1 in 44

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

Waveland police department

ItemWavelandMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)284,806556,527
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
Kiln, MS1,70961631693
Diamondhead, MS8,2751071,0951,202
Henderson Point, MS981121,1451,256
Pearlington, MS1,5041141,1681,282
Bay St. Louis, MS10,3131841,8902,074
Waveland, MS6,4632062,1142,320

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Prospect Park borough, PA6,4642601,4941,754
Carbondale, CO6,4641621,3321,494
Gladewater, TX6,4614203,5333,953
Metropolis, IL6,4666144,5995,213
Inwood, FL6,4685723,4834,055
Waveland, MS6,4632062,1142,320
Source: The Waveland, 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.