Reported Annual Crime In Benton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenton/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime40n/a (estimate)3,0983,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenton/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.24.9
Rape0n/a0.040.538.6
Robbery0n/a0.0113.2101.9
Assault2n/a154.9452.2237.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)155612373
Burglary5n/a387.3655.2491.4
Theft31n/a2,401.22,086.01,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a154.9195.0220.2
Property crime38n/a (estimate)2,9432,9362,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benton is 8% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.49 daily crimes that occur in Benton.
  • Benton is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benton you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benton has decreased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Benton (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Benton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Benton is 1 in 646
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Benton is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Benton is 1 in 33

Year Over Year Crime In Benton (per 100,000 people)

Benton police department

ItemBentonTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)811,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.73.63.3
There are a total of 8 Benton police officers. This results in 5.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.6% greater than the Tennessee average and 75.8% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Tennessee

StateTotal offendersTennessee /100KNational /100K
Tennessee20,539344222
There are a total of 20,539 sex offenders in Tennessee. This yields a total of 344 sex offenders in Tennessee per 100,000 residents which is 55% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Charleston, TN6740592592
Hopewell, TN1,8711748331,006
Calhoun, TN5302021,4111,613
Wildwood Lake, TN3,5413111,4901,801
East Cleveland, TN1,6223441,6481,992
Benton, TN1,8441552,9433,098

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sea Girt, NJ1,8442211,3811,602
Denver, IA1,84494674768
Old River-Winfree, TX1,8441731,1881,361
Landisville, PA1,84467386453
New London, IA1,8441238831,007
Benton, TN1,8441552,9433,098
Source: The Benton, TN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.