Pascagoula has a population of 21,928. During the past three years, Pascagoula saw 4,728 arrests. For 2017, the Pascagoula's arrest rate totaled 694.09 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 119.27% makes Pascagoula higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 72 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Pascagoula also totaled 1,450 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Gautier and Ocean Springs, Pascagoula is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Pascagoula had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Pascagoula averaged 72 violent crimes and 1,450 non-violent crimes.
The city of Pascagoula experienced 964 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 10 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 147 was for legacy rape and 49 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 440, and the aggravated assault total was 318.