Reported Annual Crime In Helena

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHelena/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)974 (estimate)3,0492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHelena/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)89 (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)885 (estimate)2,7682,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Helena is 66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.67 daily crimes that occur in Helena.
  • Helena is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Helena you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Helena has increased by 23%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Helena

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Helena is 1 in 1118
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Helena is 1 in 114
The chance of being a victim of crime in Helena is 1 in 103

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

Helena police department

ItemHelenaMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4,806558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.83.3

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
Wade, MS1,06352514566
Hurley, MS1,02055545600
Big Point, MS6901131,1181,231
Escatawpa, MS3,5821611,5921,753
Vancleave, MS5,3801681,6631,831
Grand Bay, AL3,8412861,5861,872
Gulf Park Estates, MS6,9041821,8041,986
Helena, MS1,10489885974

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Topsail Beach, NC1,10452384436
Bayard, NE1,1041761,4961,673
Baltic, SD1,104153727881
Mayo, FL1,1042221,3871,609
Bowmanstown, PA1,104127701829
Helena, MS1,10489885974
Source: The Helena, 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.