Reported Annual Crime In Wiggins

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWiggins/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime222n/a (estimate)4,8503,0492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWiggins/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.05.3
Rape2n/a43.742.740.4
Robbery2n/a43.780.2102.8
Assault3n/a65.5149.6248.5
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)153281386
Burglary64n/a1,398.3781.4468.9
Theft148n/a3,233.61,842.11,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a65.5144.7236.9
Property crime215n/a (estimate)4,6972,7682,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Wiggins, 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 59% higher than the average of crimes committed in Mississippi. It is also 71% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Wiggins, MS shows a crime rate that is 45% lower than the Mississippi average. The crime rate is also 60% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Wiggins, MS is shown to be 70% higher than the Mississippi average and 92% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wiggins, MS4,4631534,6974,850

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wiggins is 71% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.29 daily crimes that occur in Wiggins.
  • Wiggins is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wiggins you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wiggins has increased by 132%.

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Daily Crime In Wiggins (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Wiggins, MS is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Mississippi and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Wiggins, MS are 1.59 times more than the Mississippi average and 1.71 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Wiggins, MS are 1.83 times less than than Mississippi and 2.53 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Wiggins, MS are 1.70 times more than than Mississippi and 1.92 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Wiggins (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Mississippi and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Wiggins, MS? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Wiggins, MS has been ranked safer than 73% of other cities in the state of Mississippi. In addition, Wiggins, MS is safer than 55% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Mississippi and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Wiggins, MS. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Wiggins, MS is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wiggins

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wiggins is 1 in 654
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wiggins is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wiggins is 1 in 21
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Wiggins, MS? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Wiggins, MS, then there is a 1 in 654 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 22. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 21 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Wiggins, MS.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Wiggins, 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 Wiggins, MS has decreased by 18%, while the property crime rate in Wiggins, MS has increased by 146% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Wiggins, MS has increased by 132% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Wiggins police department

ItemWigginsMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)204,806556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.53.83.3
There are a total of 20 Wiggins police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.2% greater than the Mississippi average and 38.9% 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
Larksville, PA4,4622591,4271,686
Kings Park, VA4,46477653729
Brookfield, MO4,4624161,9202,336
Aurora, NE4,4613569111,267
Geneva, AL4,4654713,2293,700
Wiggins, MS4,4631534,6974,850
Source: The Wiggins, 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.