Reported Annual Crime In West

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,175 (estimate)3,0492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a42.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a80.2102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a149.6248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)384 (estimate)281386
Burglaryn/an/an/a781.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,842.11,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a144.7236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,792 (estimate)2,7682,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Vaiden, MS7551541,5251,680
Durant, MS2,8511611,5871,748
Kosciusko, MS7,2082832,7973,079
Sallis, MS1443233,1953,519
West, MS2213843,7924,175

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West is 47% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.44 daily crimes that occur in West.
  • West is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In West (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West is 1 in 261
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in West is 1 in 24

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

West police department

ItemWestMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4,806558,732
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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Larkspur, CO2214393,5073,946
Sherwood, ND2210395395
Hoskins, NE2213672,8563,224
Finesville, NJ2213522,2182,570
Clare, IA2213572,5602,917
West, MS2213843,7924,175
Source: The West, 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.