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Crime rate in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi (MS): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Bay St. Louis, MS compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Bay St. Louis, MS

The 2012 crime rate in Bay St. Louis, MS is 363 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 89.4% U.S. cities. The 2012 Bay St. Louis crime rate rose by 28% compared to 2011. In the last 5 years Bay St. Louis has seen rise of violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Bay St. Louis, MS is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Bay St. Louis:

363.3
Waveland:

251.0
Pass Christian:

145.8
Long Beach:

122.0
Gulfport:

390.5
Pearl River:

318.1
Picayune:

368.2
Biloxi:

389.3
Slidell:

245.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Bay St. Louis by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(42.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(12.0)
4
(48.3)
1
(15.6)
3
(36.6)
3
(38.6)
4
(48.8)
2
(21.5)
4
(42.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(47.9)
11
(132.7)
6
(93.8)
4
(48.8)
6
(77.2)
1
(12.2)
2
(21.5)
11
(116.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(71.9)
7
(84.5)
14
(218.8)
3
(36.6)
4
(51.5)
3
(36.6)
15
(161.4)
7
(74.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
67
(802.9)
103
(1,243)
88
(1,375)
59
(719.5)
84
(1,081)
92
(1,123)
122
(1,313)
77
(816.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
342
(4,098)
319
(3,849)
369
(5,767)
242
(2,951)
317
(4,078)
241
(2,943)
282
(3,034)
290
(3,076)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(299.6)
28
(337.9)
17
(265.7)
21
(256.1)
15
(193.0)
19
(232.0)
16
(172.1)
17
(180.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(12.0)
2
(24.1)
6
(93.8)
2
(24.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(32.3)
3
(31.8)
City-Data.com crime index282.4363.3463.8240.1344.2265.0282.9363.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 63 registered sex offenders living in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi as of October 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bay St. Louis is 182 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2012
Bay St. Louis:

222.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Bay St. Louis:

113.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Bay St. Louis:

73.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Bay St. Louis:

128.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Bay St. Louis:

79.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Bay St. Louis:

203.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Bay St. Louis:

156.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Bay St. Louis:

71.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Bay St. Louis:

63.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Bay St. Louis:

97.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Bay St. Louis:

42.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2012
Bay St. Louis:

344.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Bay St. Louis:

440.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Bay St. Louis:

406.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Bay St. Louis:

448.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Bay St. Louis:

329.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Bay St. Louis:

603.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Bay St. Louis:

491.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Bay St. Louis:

410.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Bay St. Louis:

280.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Bay St. Louis:

277.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Bay St. Louis:

213.3
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 26 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Mississippi average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Mississippi average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 32 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
Mississippi average:

2.14

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 35 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.42
Mississippi average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 35 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.99
Mississippi average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 33 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.54
Mississippi average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 31 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.06
Mississippi average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
Mississippi average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 35 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.05
Mississippi average:

2.10

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 36 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
Mississippi average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 35 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
Mississippi average:

2.19

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Bay St. Louis, MS
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 39520, 39556, 39576.