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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 52%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUnion/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,143 (estimate)2,6542,489
Murdern/an/an/a11.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.142.6
Robberyn/an/an/a57.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a184.6250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)120 (estimate)278379
Burglaryn/an/an/a627.0340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,555.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a193.1219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,023 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Union crime rates are 54% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Union are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Union you have a 1 in 88 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Union is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Union has increased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In Union (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Union

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Union is 1 in 836
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Union is 1 in 98
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Union is 1 in 88

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

      Union police department

      ItemUnionMississippiNational
      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
      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
      Decatur, MS2,0871139671,080
      Conehatta, MS1,1481501,2861,437
      Sebastopol, MS3172462,1062,353
      Philadelphia, MS7,3992512,1482,400
      Tucker, MS5364063,4733,879
      Union, MS1,8601201,0231,143

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      St. Johnsville, NY1,860200766966
      Plainville, KS1,8601811,0181,199
      Red Corral, CA1,8601889921,180
      Roman Forest, TX1,860148443591
      Braham, MN1,8605656112
      Union, MS1,8601201,0231,143
      Source: The Union, 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.