Reported Annual Crime In Carthage

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarthage/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,284 (estimate)3,0492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarthage/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)210 (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)2,074 (estimate)2,7682,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Carthage is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.26 daily crimes that occur in Carthage.
  • Carthage is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Carthage you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Carthage has increased by 39%.

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Daily Crime In Carthage (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carthage

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carthage is 1 in 477
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carthage is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Carthage is 1 in 44

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

Carthage police department

ItemCarthageMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)194,806558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.83.83.3
There are a total of 19 Carthage police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.9% less than the Mississippi average and 16% 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
Standing Pine, MS5101321,3031,435
Sebastopol, MS3172482,4542,702
Lena, MS1943043,0073,311
Redwater, MS6643413,3693,710
Walnut Grove, MS7493813,7654,146
Carthage, MS4,9382102,0742,284

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Flora, IL4,940811,7081,789
Hockinson, WA4,9361641,9012,065
Stone Park, IL4,9363971,8652,262
Palos Park, IL4,93441654695
Eagar, AZ4,9431231,0491,172
Carthage, MS4,9382102,0742,284
Source: The Carthage, 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.