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


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

Crime rate in Picayune, MS

The 2016 crime rate in Picayune, MS is 368 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 89.7% U.S. cities. The 2016 Picayune crime rate fell by 11% compared to 2015. In the last 5 years Picayune has seen increasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Picayune, MS is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Picayune:

368.2
Pearl River:

318.1
Slidell:

245.8
Bogalusa:

524.2
Poplarville:

185.0
Waveland:

251.0
Bay St. Louis:

363.3
Covington:

155.7
Mandeville:

111.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Picayune by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(37.0)
7
(64.9)
1
(8.5)
9
(75.4)
4
(32.8)
2
(18.3)
3
(27.6)
2
(18.5)
10
(92.7)
6
(56.0)
7
(65.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(92.4)
9
(83.4)
13
(110.8)
18
(150.8)
11
(90.2)
15
(137.4)
9
(82.7)
9
(83.0)
19
(176.1)
14
(130.7)
9
(84.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(203.4)
24
(222.4)
19
(161.9)
20
(167.5)
16
(131.2)
29
(265.6)
17
(156.3)
27
(249.1)
45
(417.0)
34
(317.4)
31
(291.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
95
(878.2)
74
(685.8)
56
(477.3)
138
(1,156)
104
(852.9)
107
(979.9)
97
(891.8)
77
(710.3)
129
(1,195)
79
(737.4)
112
(1,054)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
482
(4,456)
384
(3,559)
273
(2,327)
228
(1,910)
333
(2,731)
339
(3,105)
294
(2,703)
339
(3,127)
401
(3,716)
420
(3,920)
380
(3,574)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(212.6)
40
(370.7)
30
(255.7)
14
(117.3)
19
(155.8)
18
(164.9)
19
(174.7)
20
(184.5)
24
(222.4)
30
(280.0)
20
(188.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(18.5)
5
(46.3)
2
(17.0)
4
(33.5)
2
(16.4)
3
(27.5)
4
(36.8)
2
(18.5)
5
(46.3)
1
(9.3)
1
(9.4)
City-Data.com crime index373.2341.4236.4305.8260.9351.6262.7297.5460.4415.7368.2

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 85 registered sex offenders living in Picayune, Mississippi as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Picayune is 126 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Picayune, MS?

Violent crime rate in 2016
Picayune:

254.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Picayune:

317.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Picayune:

389.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Picayune:

203.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Picayune:

147.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Picayune:

256.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Picayune:

143.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Picayune:

234.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Picayune:

161.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2006
Picayune:

217.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Picayune:

203.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Picayune:

218.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Picayune:

227.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Picayune:

180.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2016
Picayune:

417.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Picayune:

385.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Picayune:

458.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Picayune:

326.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Picayune:

339.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Picayune:

376.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Picayune:

330.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Picayune:

344.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Picayune:

250.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Picayune:

370.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Picayune:

430.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Picayune:

411.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Picayune:

439.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Picayune:

446.2
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 2016, including police officers: 50 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.20
Mississippi average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 49 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
Mississippi average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 48 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Mississippi average:

2.05

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 44 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Mississippi average:

2.14

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 51 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Mississippi average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 52 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Mississippi average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 54 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
Mississippi average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 55 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.13
Mississippi average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 54 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.51
Mississippi average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 63 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.80
Mississippi average:

2.10

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 58 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.61
Mississippi average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 56 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.42
Mississippi average:

2.19

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

Zip codes: 39466.