Oxford, MS Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
682
Total Crimes
2,798.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
13.00%
Above National Average
13 out of 32
In Mississippi
7,566 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Oxford, MS?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Oxford is 2,798.6 per 100,000 people. That's 13.00% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 5.46% higher than the Mississippi total crime rate of 2,653.7 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Oxford SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
9.5

How Does Oxford Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Oxford
/ 100k People
Mississippi
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 682 2,798.6 2,653.7 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 11.2 5.0
Robbery 6 24.6 57.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 10 41.0 184.6 250.2
Violent Crime 16 65.7 277.9 366.7
Burglary 81 332.4 627.0 340.5
Larceny 568 2,330.8 1,555.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 17 69.8 193.1 219.9
Property Crime 666 2,733.0 2,375.8 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Oxford

16
Violent Crimes
65.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-82.10%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,523.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Oxford each year. That compares to a 1 in 359.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Oxford is 65.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -82.10% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -76.38% lower than the Mississippi violent crime rate of 277.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Oxford

666
Property Crimes
2,733.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
29.53%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 36.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Oxford each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Oxford is 2,733.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 29.53% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 15.03% higher than the Mississippi property crime rate of 2,375.8 per 100,000 people.

Oxford Crime Compared To Mississippi Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Mississippi.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Oxford

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Southaven, MS 55,718 1,870 3,356.2 3,191.1 165.1
Collierville, TN 51,273 807 1,573.9 1,341.8 232.1
Olive Branch, MS 38,761 982 2,533.5 2,303.9 229.6
Batesville, MS 7,234 352 4,865.9 4,534.1 331.8
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