Total crime 36%
Violent crime 0%
Property crime 43%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenville/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,197 (estimate)2,3932,346
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)389 (estimate)291388
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a205.0246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,808 (estimate)2,1021,958

Key findings

  • Greenville crime rates are 36% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Greenville are equal to the national average
  • In Greenville you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Greenville is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Greenville has decreased by 10%

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      Daily Crime In Greenville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Greenville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Greenville is 1 in 258
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Greenville is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Greenville is 1 in 32

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

      Greenville police department

      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1354,806558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.83.3

      Sex offenders in Mississippi

      StateTotal offendersMississippi /100KNational /100K
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Metcalfe, MS1,0151511,0921,243
      Hollandale, MS2,4841531,1041,256
      Leland, MS4,2542311,6721,903
      Lake Village, AR2,6742782,3672,645
      Arcola, MS3574533,2753,728
      Greenville, MS32,6123892,8083,197

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fairbanks, AK32,5788434,1394,982
      Eastpointe, MI32,6487522,0852,837
      Kennesaw, GA32,6691391,3971,536
      Rome, NY32,6732031,7821,986
      Waxahachie, TX32,5361821,7961,978
      Greenville, MS32,6123892,8083,197
      Source: The Greenville, MS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.