Jones County, MS Arrest Records

Jones County, MS is among the safest counties in the USA with 2.09 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Jackson, Lamar, Hinds , Harrison, Lauderdale counties in Mississippi.
Jones County, MS property crime rate is 11.30 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 405 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 14.74% compared to 2015.

Jones County, MS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Jones County in 2016 decreased by 15.58% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 122 to 142 while non-violent crime decreased by 19.67% from 956 to 768.

5 Crimes In Jones County, MS in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 405
Burglary 363
Aggravated assault 82
Revised rape 50
Robbery 9

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Jones County increased by 16.39% from 2015 and increased by 79.75% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 79 to 142. In 2016 violent crime rate in Jones County was 55.47% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.209%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Jones County decreased by 19.67% from 2015 and decreased by 23.2% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,000 to 768. In 2016 property crime rate in Jones County was 60.24% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.13%.

How Jones stands up against other counties

Jones vs. Lamar

You’ll be in more risk in Jones compared to Lamar county that had 3.4% lower crime rate compared to Jones county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.2067 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.2969 in Lamar county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1149 in Lamar county.

Jones vs. Lauderdale

You’ll be in more risk in Jones compared to Lauderdale county that had 36.9% lower crime rate compared to Jones county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.2067 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1929 in Lauderdale county.
Larceny rates of 5.9600 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.3953 in Lauderdale county.

Names with the most arrests in Jones

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Jones, Mississippi, the most crimes, that's 37.45% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jones County is 0.6% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.67 daily crimes that occur in Jones County.
  • Jones, MS is more violent than Lamar.
  • In Jones County you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Jones, MS have decreased by 15.58%.

Cities in Jones County

Names in Jones County