Crime Trend in Mississippi

There were 8,272 violent crimes, 332 murders, 70,707 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in Mississippi

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 8,272 277.9 [51]
2018 7,929 266.0 [51]
2017 8,526 285.7 [52]
2016 8,411 281.7 [52]
2015 8,254 275.8 [53]
2014 8,331 278.3 [53]
2013 7,999 267.4 [54]
2012 7,769 260.1 [54]
2011 8,036 269.8 [55]
2010 7,999 269.3 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in Mississippi

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 332 11.2 [51]
2018 214 7.2 [51]
2017 245 8.2 [52]
2016 237 7.9 [52]
2015 259 8.7 [53]
2014 259 8.7 [53]
2013 195 6.5 [54]
2012 213 7.1 [54]
2011 239 8.0 [55]
2010 204 6.9 [55]

The number of robberies in Mississippi

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 1,700 57.1 [51]
2018 1,700 57.0 [51]
2017 2,071 69.4 [52]
2016 2,433 81.5 [52]
2015 2,294 76.7 [53]
2014 2,405 80.3 [53]
2013 2,409 80.5 [54]
2012 2,277 76.2 [54]
2011 2,492 83.7 [55]
2010 2,777 93.5 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in Mississippi

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 5,493 184.6 [51]
2018 5,419 181.8 [51]
2017 5,119 171.5 [52]
2016 4,459 149.4 [52]
2015 4,498 150.3 [53]
2014 4,585 153.2 [53]
2013 4,680 156.5 [54]
2012 4,460 149.3 [54]
2011 4,440 149.1 [55]
2010 4,087 137.6 [55]

The number of property crimes in Mississippi

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 70,707 2375.8 [51]
2018 71,701 2405.3 [51]
2017 81,581 2733.9 [52]
2016 82,521 2764.1 [52]
2015 84,790 2833.6 [53]
2014 86,887 2902.6 [53]
2013 81,500 2724.7 [54]
2012 83,933 2810.5 [54]
2011 90,115 3025.5 [55]
2010 88,596 2983.0 [55]

The number of burglaries in Mississippi

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 18,660 627.0 [51]
2018 20,355 682.8 [51]
2017 24,710 828.1 [52]
2016 23,489 786.8 [52]
2015 24,799 828.8 [53]
2014 23,898 798.3 [53]
2013 24,995 835.6 [54]
2012 28,084 940.4 [54]
2011 30,907 1037.7 [55]
2010 30,453 1025.3 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in Mississippi

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 46,300 1555.7 [51]
2018 46,201 1549.8 [51]
2017 52,240 1750.6 [52]
2016 54,725 1833.1 [52]
2015 55,748 1863.0 [53]
2014 58,515 1954.8 [53]
2013 52,117 1742.3 [54]
2012 51,520 1725.1 [54]
2011 54,283 1822.5 [55]
2010 52,784 1777.2 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Mississippi

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 5,747 193.1 [51]
2018 5,145 172.6 [51]
2017 4,631 155.2 [52]
2016 4,307 144.3 [52]
2015 4,243 141.8 [53]
2014 4,474 149.5 [53]
2013 4,388 146.7 [54]
2012 4,329 145.0 [54]
2011 4,925 165.4 [55]
2010 5,359 180.4 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

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