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


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

Crime rate in Gulfport, MS

The 2018 crime rate in Gulfport, MS is 390 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 91.0% U.S. cities. The 2018 Gulfport crime rate rose by 4% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 4 - a decrease of 6 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Gulfport has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Gulfport, MS is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Gulfport:

390.5
Long Beach:

122.0
Biloxi:

389.3
D'Iberville:

355.9
Pass Christian:

145.8
Ocean Springs:

216.5
Bay St. Louis:

363.3
Waveland:

251.0
Gautier:

259.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Gulfport by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
6
(8.3)
12
(16.6)
4
(6.2)
8
(12.2)
4
(5.7)
6
(8.5)
12
(17.6)
1
(1.4)
8
(11.0)
10
(13.8)
10
(13.7)
4
(5.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
34
(47.0)
25
(34.6)
27
(41.9)
20
(30.4)
18
(25.7)
23
(32.5)
22
(32.3)
18
(25.4)
15
(20.6)
27
(37.2)
26
(35.7)
26
(35.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
110
(152.1)
150
(207.8)
165
(256.0)
122
(185.7)
91
(130.1)
67
(94.6)
94
(138.1)
64
(90.3)
70
(96.2)
97
(133.5)
82
(112.6)
86
(118.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
77
(106.5)
93
(128.8)
90
(139.6)
71
(108.1)
36
(51.5)
65
(91.8)
64
(94.0)
70
(98.8)
94
(129.2)
94
(129.4)
181
(248.7)
271
(374.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,164
(1,610)
1,430
(1,981)
1,288
(1,998)
946
(1,440)
990
(1,416)
920
(1,299)
944
(1,387)
654
(922.9)
645
(886.8)
638
(878.0)
562
(772.1)
528
(729.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,108
(4,299)
3,372
(4,670)
3,529
(5,475)
2,824
(4,298)
2,547
(3,642)
2,642
(3,731)
2,523
(3,708)
2,670
(3,768)
2,915
(4,008)
3,002
(4,131)
2,897
(3,980)
2,844
(3,928)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
325
(449.5)
414
(573.4)
382
(592.7)
227
(345.5)
150
(214.5)
153
(216.1)
138
(202.8)
125
(176.4)
156
(214.5)
178
(244.9)
203
(278.9)
290
(400.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
29
(40.1)
26
(36.0)
24
(37.2)
19
(28.9)
16
(22.9)
14
(19.8)
13
(19.1)
19
(26.8)
19
(26.1)
26
(35.8)
16
(22.0)
16
(22.1)
City-Data.com crime index441.8520.3556.9426.4343.3347.2383.0299.4332.8369.5375.1390.5

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.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 226 registered sex offenders living in Gulfport, Mississippi as of November 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gulfport is 323 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Gulfport:

293.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Gulfport:

243.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Gulfport:

196.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Gulfport:

155.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2013
Gulfport:

122.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2011
Gulfport:

183.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Gulfport:

142.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Gulfport:

128.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Gulfport:

201.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Gulfport:

252.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Gulfport:

236.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Gulfport:

192.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Gulfport:

134.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Gulfport:

136.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Gulfport:

160.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Gulfport:

402.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Gulfport:

395.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Gulfport:

418.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Gulfport:

409.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2013
Gulfport:

399.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2011
Gulfport:

493.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Gulfport:

478.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Gulfport:

497.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Gulfport:

554.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Gulfport:

762.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Gulfport:

715.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Gulfport:

604.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Gulfport:

358.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Gulfport:

396.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Gulfport:

391.2
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 2018, including police officers: 214 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Mississippi average:

0.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 215 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Mississippi average:

0.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 207 (153 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Mississippi average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 240 (180 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
Mississippi average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 249 (185 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
Mississippi average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 257 (190 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Mississippi average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 266 (194 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.95
Mississippi average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 249 (178 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Mississippi average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 241 (173 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Mississippi average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 247 (177 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Mississippi average:

2.10

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 269 (198 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
Mississippi average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 260 (194 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
Mississippi average:

2.19

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

Zip codes: 39501, 39560.