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


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

Crime rate in Clinton, MS

The 2018 crime rate in Clinton, MS is 119 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.3 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 45.2% U.S. cities. The 2018 Clinton crime rate fell by 35% compared to 2017.
See how dangerous Clinton, MS is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Clinton:

118.7
Jackson:

555.7
Raymond:

60.9
Byram:

155.0
Richland:

401.2
Flowood:

205.8
Ridgeland:

173.3
Pearl:

170.6
Flora:

126.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Clinton by year

Type

2008

2012

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(33.9)
8
(31.3)
N/A0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
16
(60.2)
12
(46.9)
15
(59.5)
10
(39.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(30.1)
10
(39.1)
63
(250.0)
4
(15.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
144
(542.1)
169
(660.9)
71
(281.7)
65
(258.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
305
(1,148)
432
(1,689)
406
(1,611)
459
(1,826)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(195.8)
49
(191.6)
16
(63.5)
14
(55.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index150.7176.1182.5118.7

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 25 registered sex offenders living in Clinton, Mississippi as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clinton is 1,016 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Clinton:

35.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Clinton:

74.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2008
Clinton:

79.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Property crime rate in 2018
Clinton:

151.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Clinton:

146.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Clinton:

245.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2008
Clinton:

195.2
U.S. Average:

302.2
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 2018, including police officers: 74 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Mississippi average:

0.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 63 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Mississippi average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 61 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Mississippi average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 64 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Mississippi average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 62 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Mississippi average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 64 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Mississippi average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 72 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Mississippi average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 65 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Mississippi average:

2.15

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Clinton, MS
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 39056, 39154, 39209, 39213.