Mississippi's population increased by 1.07% from 126,059 to 127,402 between 2012 and 2013. Over the same period, total crime in the state increased, with 14,803 total reported cases in 2013. Reported forced entry cases fell from 1,123 to 948, with the total amount of property lost in 2013 amounting to $10,704,824, up from $7,687,438 in 2012.
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