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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 84%
Property crime 3%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClinton/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime553n/a (estimate)2,2002,6372,580
Murder1n/a4.05.75.0
Rape0n/a0.018.042.6
Robbery10n/a39.853.486.2
Assault4n/a15.9157.2246.8
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)60234381
Burglary65n/a258.6697.8376.0
Theft459n/a1,826.01,561.21,594.6
Vehicle theft14n/a55.7144.0228.9
Property crime538n/a (estimate)2,1402,4032,200

Key findings

  • Clinton crime rates are 15% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clinton are 84% lower than the national average
  • In Clinton you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clinton is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clinton has decreased by 3%

Clinton crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Clinton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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Compare Clinton, MS Crime

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      Daily Crime In Clinton (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Clinton, Mississippi is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Clinton are 1.20 times less than the Mississippi average and 1.17 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Clinton are 3.93 times less than than Mississippi and 6.38 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Clinton are 1.12 times less than than Mississippi and 1.03 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Clinton (higher is better)

      Is Clinton safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Mississippi as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Clinton to other cities in the state and across the country, Clinton is 79% safer than other cities of Mississippi and 57% safer than other cities in the nation. Clinton has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clinton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clinton is 1 in 1676
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clinton is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clinton is 1 in 46
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Clinton? In Clinton, you have a 1 in 1676 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 47. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Clinton, MS is 1 in 46.

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

      Determining whether Clinton is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Clinton violent crime rates have decreased by 81%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for Clinton has decreased by 3% 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
      Mississippi11,060380266
      There are a total of 11,060 sex offenders in Mississippi. This yields a total of 380 sex offenders in Mississippi per 100,000 residents which is 43% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Florence, MS4,31322336358
      Cleary, MS1,10073752825
      Flowood, MS8,53283855939
      Madison, MS25,473709331,003
      Flora, MS2,058909251,016
      Ridgeland, MS24,338981,0091,108
      Raymond, MS1,897991,0201,120
      Clinton, MS25,411602,1402,200

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      West Memphis, AR25,4111,9705,1167,086
      Cabot, AR25,4071471,5231,671
      Melrose Park, IL25,4223381,2561,594
      South Portland, ME25,3971411,7801,921
      Ridgewood, NJ25,43020610629
      Clinton, MS25,411602,1402,200
      Source: The Clinton, MS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.