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


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

Crime rate in Waveland, MS

The 2018 crime rate in Waveland, MS is 251 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 77.0% U.S. cities. The 2018 Waveland crime rate fell by 2% compared to 2017.
See how dangerous Waveland, MS is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Waveland:

251.0
Bay St. Louis:

363.3
Pass Christian:

145.8
Long Beach:

122.0
Gulfport:

390.5
Pearl River:

318.1
Slidell:

245.8
Picayune:

368.2
Biloxi:

389.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Waveland by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(35.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.3)
3
(53.6)
1
(15.7)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(35.3)
2
(27.7)
2
(39.3)
5
(89.4)
1
(15.7)
1
(15.6)
1
(15.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(388.1)
9
(124.8)
6
(117.9)
7
(125.2)
14
(219.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
87
(1,535)
65
(901.3)
45
(883.9)
72
(1,288)
51
(799.1)
33
(513.5)
26
(409.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
320
(5,646)
300
(4,160)
285
(5,598)
303
(5,418)
238
(3,729)
302
(4,700)
289
(4,556)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(458.7)
27
(374.4)
11
(216.1)
10
(178.8)
9
(141.0)
13
(202.3)
13
(205.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index486.4292.7369.9416.0308.8257.2251.0

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 13 registered sex offenders living in Waveland, Mississippi as of November 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waveland is 496 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2016
Waveland:

164.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2010
Waveland:

160.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Waveland:

117.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Waveland:

76.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Waveland:

247.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2004
Waveland:

47.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Waveland:

58.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Waveland:

92.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Waveland:

340.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Waveland:

368.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Waveland:

367.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2010
Waveland:

555.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Waveland:

489.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Waveland:

444.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Waveland:

658.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2004
Waveland:

283.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Waveland:

272.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Waveland:

227.3
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 2018, including police officers: 20 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.15
Mississippi average:

0.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 18 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.80
Mississippi average:

0.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 18 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
Mississippi average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 17 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Mississippi average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 26 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.47
Mississippi average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 27 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.11
Mississippi average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 28 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.61
Mississippi average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 20 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Mississippi average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 27 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.30
Mississippi average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 28 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.45
Mississippi average:

2.19

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

Zip codes: 39576.