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Total crime 187%
Violent crime 168%
Property crime 191%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsUniversity Park/100k peopleJackson/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8,6407,151 (estimate)5,2912,6542,489
Murder76n/a46.511.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.142.6
Robbery478n/a292.757.181.6
Assault675n/a413.4184.6250.2
Violent crime1,2291,017 (estimate)753278379
Burglary1,806n/a1,106.0627.0340.5
Theft4,693n/a2,873.91,555.71,549.5
Vehicle theft912n/a558.5193.1219.9
Property crime7,4116,134 (estimate)4,5382,3762,110

Key findings

  • University Park crime rates are 187% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in University Park are 168% higher than the national average
  • In University Park you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • University Park is safer than 26% of the cities in Mississippi
  • Year over year crime in Jackson has decreased by 2%

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      Daily Crime In University Park (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in University Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in University Park is 1 in 99
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in University Park is 1 in 17
      The chance of being a victim of crime in University Park is 1 in 14

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

      Jackson police department

      ItemUniversity ParkJacksonMississippi
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a7464,806
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.8

      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, MS4,31367267333
      Cleary, MS1,10087743830
      Terry, MS1,46692786877
      Madison, MS25,473391,0401,079
      Raymond, MS1,8971181,0091,127
      Brandon, MS23,1861061,1011,208
      Robinhood, MS1,4361391,1901,329
      Jackson, MS172,0397534,5385,291

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Santa Rosa, CA173,1654821,6162,097
      Rancho Cucamonga, CA173,3092791,9282,207
      Oceanside, CA173,8294022,1092,511
      Cape Coral, FL170,0631161,1211,237
      Vancouver, WA169,9824803,2423,722
      Jackson, MS172,0397534,5385,291
      Source: The University Park, Jackson, 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.