Reported Annual Crime In Brookhaven

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrookhaven/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime409n/a (estimate)3,3163,0202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrookhaven/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a8.18.25.3
Rape2n/a16.236.641.7
Robbery10n/a81.169.498.0
Assault54n/a437.8171.5248.9
Violent crime67n/a (estimate)543286383
Burglary147n/a1,191.8828.1430.4
Theft170n/a1,378.31,750.61,694.4
Vehicle theft25n/a202.7155.2237.4
Property crime342n/a (estimate)2,7732,7342,362
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Brookhaven, MS is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Brookhaven, MS. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Brookhaven, MS averages 10% higher than the rest of Mississippi while the rate of crime on a national scale is 21% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Brookhaven, MS is 90% higher than the average rate of crime in Mississippi and 42% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 1% higher than the remainder of the state of Mississippi and 17% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Brookhaven, MS area.
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The Brookhaven crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Brookhaven as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Brookhaven crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Brookhaven is 21% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.09 daily crimes that occur in Brookhaven.
  • Brookhaven is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Brookhaven you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Brookhaven has decreased by 2%.

Compare Brookhaven, MS Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Brookhaven (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Brookhaven, MS for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Mississippi as well as those across America as a whole. The Brookhaven, MS total amount of daily offenses is 1.10 times more than the Mississippi average and 1.21 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Brookhaven, MS is 1.90 times more than the Mississippi average, and it is 1.42 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Brookhaven, MS has a daily crime figure that is 1.01 times more than the Mississippi average and 1.17 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Brookhaven (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Brookhaven, MS compared to every other city in Mississippi as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Brookhaven, MS ranks safer than 30% of every city located within Mississippi along with 17% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Mississippi and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Brookhaven, MS. As a result, Brookhaven, MS is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brookhaven

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brookhaven is 1 in 185
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brookhaven is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Brookhaven is 1 in 31
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Brookhaven, 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 Brookhaven, MS, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 185. 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 37 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 Brookhaven, MS is 1 in 31.

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

The year over year crime rate for Brookhaven, MS is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Brookhaven, 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 80% in Brookhaven, MS, while property crimes in Brookhaven, MS have decreased by 10%. Crimes in total for Brookhaven, MS have decreased by 2% year over year.

Brookhaven police department

ItemBrookhavenMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)394,806558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.13.83.3
There are a total of 39 Brookhaven police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.3% less than the Mississippi average and 4.4% less 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
Wesson, MS2,2951029781,081
Beauregard, MS3813563,4023,757
Brookhaven, MS12,4185432,7733,316

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lakeland North, WA12,4202973,1063,403
Elk City, OK12,426752,1902,264
Lakeland Highlands, FL12,4262871,7662,053
Abbeville, LA12,4087851,0971,881
Ottawa, KS12,4334953,3583,853
Brookhaven, MS12,4185432,7733,316
Source: The Brookhaven, MS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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