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Bay St. Louis, MS | Crime Rates

Bay St. Louis is a region located in MS, and has a population of 9,295. This region is policed by BAY ST. LOUIS POLICE DEPT.

Bay St. Louis has an overall crime rate of 6,627 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the most dangerous regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in Bay St. Louis is 1 in 15 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for Bay St. Louis for the previous 2 years was 6,563 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for Bay St. Louis has been increasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) Bay St. Louis USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 6,627 4,506
Murder Rate N/A 6
Robbery Rate 22 148
Rape Rate 22 30
Assault Rate 2,066 644
Burglary Rate 1,313 726
Forced Entry Rate 785 417
Larceny Rate 3,034 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 172 362

Policing Statistics

Bay St. Louis USA
Overall Clearance 4% 28%
Homicide Clearance N/A 56%
Assault Clearance 8% 52%
Rape Clearance 0% 38%
Robbery Clearance 5% 23%
Burglary Clearance 2% 12%
Larceny Clearance 2% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 2% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 45 sex offender(s) in Bay St. Louis. On a per capita basis, there are approximately 484 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in Bay St. Louis. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

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Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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