Reported Annual Crime In Southaven

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouthaven/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,554n/a (estimate)2,8823,0202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouthaven/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a9.38.25.3
Rape8n/a14.836.641.7
Robbery26n/a48.269.498.0
Assault36n/a66.8171.5248.9
Violent crime75n/a (estimate)139286383
Burglary196n/a363.4828.1430.4
Theft1,219n/a2,260.41,750.61,694.4
Vehicle theft64n/a118.7155.2237.4
Property crime1,479n/a (estimate)2,7432,7342,362
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Southaven, MS. The total number of reported crimes in Southaven, MS is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Southaven, MS crime rate is 5% lower than the Mississippi average and is 5% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Southaven, MS has a violent crime rate that is 51% lower than the Mississippi average and 64% lower than the national average. For property crime, Southaven, MS is equal to the Mississippi average and 16% higher than the national average.

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The Southaven crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Southaven as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Southaven crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Southaven is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.89 daily crimes that occur in Southaven.
  • Southaven is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Southaven you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Southaven has increased by 12%.

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Compare Southaven, MS Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Southaven (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Southaven, MS on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Mississippi. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Southaven, MS (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Mississippi state wide, are 1.05 times less than the state average and 1.05 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Southaven, MS on a daily bases are 2.05 times less than than Mississippi average and 2.75 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Southaven, MS are 1.00 times more than the daily state average and 1.16 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Southaven (higher is better)

How safe is Southaven, MS compared to other cities in Mississippi and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Southaven, MS is safer than 68% of the cities in Mississippi and 49% 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 Southaven, MS. Overall, Southaven, MS is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Southaven

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Southaven is 1 in 720
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Southaven is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Southaven is 1 in 35
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Southaven, MS? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Southaven, MS, then there is a 1 in 720 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 37. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 35 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Southaven, MS.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Southaven, MS is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Southaven, MS has decreased by 39%, the amount of property crime in Southaven, MS has increased by 17%, and the total amount of crime in Southaven, MS has increased by 12% year to year.

Southaven police department

ItemSouthavenMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1304,806558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.83.3
There are a total of 130 Southaven police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.6% less than the Mississippi average and 19.9% less 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
Bridgetown, MS2,04545429474
Lynchburg, MS2,19781778860
Walls, MS1,326999471,046
Hernando, MS15,2271231,1791,303
Germantown, TN39,213791,2561,336
Olive Branch, MS35,5081671,5961,763
Bartlett, TN58,3183961,9982,394
Southaven, MS51,8161392,7432,882

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
DeSoto, TX51,8544062,6793,085
Palm Beach Gardens, FL51,8651212,6782,798
Battle Creek, MI51,7639533,6994,652
Commerce City, CO51,7315563,2643,820
Hoffman Estates, IL51,72797901998
Southaven, MS51,8161392,7432,882
Source: The Southaven, 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.