The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Ocean Springs, MS. These figures on reported criminal activity in Ocean Springs, MS, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Ocean Springs, MS is 31% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Mississippi, and when compared with the national average, is 40% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Ocean Springs, MS has 44% lower than violent crime rate than Mississippi average, while remaining 59% lower than the national average. In property crime, Ocean Springs, MS is 38% higher than the average of Mississippi and is 56% higher than the national average.