Reported Annual Crime In Florence

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFlorence/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime21n/a (estimate)4733,0202,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFlorence/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a36.641.7
Robbery0n/a0.069.498.0
Assault1n/a22.5171.5248.9
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)23286394
Burglary6n/a135.2828.1430.4
Theft13n/a292.91,750.61,694.4
Vehicle theft1n/a22.5155.2237.4
Property crime20n/a (estimate)4512,7342,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Florence, MS for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Florence, MS is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Florence, MS crime rates are 84% lower than in comparison to the Mississippi mean and are 83% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Florence, MS has a rate that is 92% lower than the Mississippi average; compared to the United States, it is 94% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Florence, MS is 84% lower than its state's mean, and 81% lower than the country's average.
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The Florence crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Florence 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 Florence crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Florence is 83% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.3 daily crimes that occur in Florence.
  • Florence is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Florence you have a 1 in 212 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Florence has increased by 71%.

Compare Florence, MS Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Florence (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Florence, MS per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Mississippi as well as national figures. In Florence, MS the total number of daily crimes is 6.38 times less than the Mississippi average and 5.82 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Florence, MS are 12.68 times less than the Mississippi average and 17.48 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Florence, MS has a daily crime rate that is 6.07 times less than the Mississippi average and 5.24 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Florence (higher is better)

How safe is Florence, MS compared to other cities in Mississippi and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Florence, MS is safer than 97% of the cities in Mississippi and 93% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Mississippi and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Florence, MS. Overall, Florence, MS is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Florence

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Florence is 1 in 4438
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Florence is 1 in 222
The chance of being a victim of crime in Florence is 1 in 212
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Florence, 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 Florence, MS, you have a 1 in 4438 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 222. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Florence, MS is 1 in 212.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Florence, MS is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Florence, MS has not changed and the rate of property crime in Florence, MS has increased by 63%. The total crime rate in Florence, MS has increased by 71% year to year.

Florence police department

ItemFlorenceMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)194,806558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.53.83.3
There are a total of 19 Florence police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.4% greater than the Mississippi average and 38.7% 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
Cleary, MS1,10089855945
Terry, MS1,46695904998
Brandon, MS23,1861129281,040
Mendenhall, MS2,6831321,2651,397
Robinhood, MS1,4361431,3691,512
Byram, MS11,6101562,0612,217
Clinton, MS25,4113091,9562,266
Florence, MS4,31323451473

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Del Mar, CA4,3122733,3203,593
Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ4,3147973,6894,485
Garwood, NJ4,31501,0261,026
Williamstown, MA4,3151291,7791,908
Monte Vista, CO4,3152365,6435,880
Florence, MS4,31323451473
Source: The Florence, 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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