Waveland, MS Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
331
Total Crimes
5,218.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
110.70%
Above National Average
29 out of 32
In Mississippi
9,323 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Waveland, MS?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Waveland is 5,218.4 per 100,000 people. That's 110.70% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 96.64% 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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Waveland SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
7
Commute
4

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Waveland
/ 100k People
Mississippi
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 331 5,218.4 2,653.7 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 11.2 5.0
Robbery 1 15.8 57.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2 31.5 184.6 250.2
Violent Crime 3 47.3 277.9 366.7
Burglary 26 409.9 627.0 340.5
Larceny 289 4,556.2 1,555.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 13 205.0 193.1 219.9
Property Crime 328 5,171.1 2,375.8 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Waveland

3
Violent Crimes
47.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-87.10%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 2,114.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Waveland each year. That compares to a 1 in 359.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Waveland is 47.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -87.10% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -82.98% lower than the Mississippi violent crime rate of 277.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Waveland

328
Property Crimes
5,171.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
145.09%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 19.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Waveland each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Waveland is 5,171.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 145.09% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 117.66% higher than the Mississippi property crime rate of 2,375.8 per 100,000 people.

Waveland 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 Waveland

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
New Orleans, LA 394,498 25,395 6,437.3 5,292.5 1,144.7
Gulfport, MS 72,383 3,728 5,150.4 4,824.3 326.0
Ocean Springs, MS 17,864 515 2,882.9 2,754.1 128.8
Gretna, LA 17,729 836 4,715.4 4,044.2 671.2
Bogalusa, LA 11,681 686 5,872.8 4,614.3 1,258.5
Pass Christian, MS 6,285 218 3,468.6 3,214.0 254.6
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