Reported Annual Crime In Clinton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClinton/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime571n/a (estimate)2,2663,0202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClinton/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a36.641.7
Robbery15n/a59.569.498.0
Assault63n/a250.0171.5248.9
Violent crime78n/a (estimate)309286383
Burglary71n/a281.7828.1430.4
Theft406n/a1,611.01,750.61,694.4
Vehicle theft16n/a63.5155.2237.4
Property crime493n/a (estimate)1,9562,7342,362
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Clinton, MS. All reported Clinton, MS crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Clinton, MS overall crime rate is 25% lower than in comparison to the Mississippi average; and is also 17% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Clinton, MS, the rate is 8% higher than compared to the Mississippi average, and 19% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Clinton, MS comes in at 28% lower than to the average seen in Mississippi, and 17% lower than the overall national average.

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The Clinton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Clinton 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 Clinton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Clinton is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.21 daily crimes that occur in Clinton.
  • Clinton is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Clinton you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Clinton has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Clinton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Clinton, 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 Clinton, MS are 1.33 times less than the Mississippi average and 1.21 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Clinton, MS are 1.08 times more than than Mississippi and 1.24 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Clinton, MS are 1.40 times less than than Mississippi and 1.21 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Clinton (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Clinton, MS in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Mississippi as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Clinton, MS to other cities in the state and across the country, Clinton, MS is 81% safer than other cities of Mississippi and 56% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Mississippi cities and all around the United States, Clinton, MS has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Clinton, MS crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clinton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clinton is 1 in 324
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clinton is 1 in 52
The chance of being a victim of crime in Clinton is 1 in 45
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Clinton, MS? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Clinton, MS, you have a 1 in 324 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 52. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Clinton, MS is 1 in 45.

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

Determining whether Clinton, MS is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Clinton, MS has increased by 73% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 6% year over year. Total crimes for Clinton, MS has increased by 12% in the same time frame.

Clinton police department

ItemClintonMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)634,806558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.83.3
There are a total of 63 Clinton police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.3% less than the Mississippi average and 24.2% 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
Florence, MS4,31323451473
Cleary, MS1,10089855945
Madison, MS25,47342953995
Flora, MS2,0581101,0531,163
Raymond, MS1,8971211,1611,282
Learned, MS871941,8502,044
Byram, MS11,6101562,0612,217
Clinton, MS25,4113091,9562,266

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Memphis, AR25,4111,7795,1786,957
Cabot, AR25,4072181,5541,773
Melrose Park, IL25,4222821,1711,453
South Portland, ME25,3972182,2512,469
Ridgewood, NJ25,43023680703
Clinton, MS25,4113091,9562,266
Source: The Clinton, 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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