Reported Annual Crime In Charleston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharleston/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5n/a (estimate)7343,4872,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharleston/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.35.3
Rape0n/a0.040.840.4
Robbery0n/a0.0117.5102.8
Assault0n/a0.0467.3248.5
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0633386
Burglary3n/a440.5606.1468.9
Theft2n/a293.72,020.71,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0227.3236.9
Property crime5n/a (estimate)7342,8542,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Calhoun, TN5300202202
Hopewell, TN1,871179809989
Wildwood Lake, TN3,5413211,4481,770
East Cleveland, TN1,6223551,6021,958
Benton, TN1,844782,5102,588
Etowah, TN3,4984572,7983,254
South Cleveland, TN5,9516052,7283,332
Charleston, TN6740734734

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Charleston is 74% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.01 daily crimes that occur in Charleston.
  • Charleston is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Charleston you have a 1 in 137 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Charleston has increased by 24%.

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Daily Crime In Charleston (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Charleston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Charleston is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Charleston is 1 in 137
The chance of being a victim of crime in Charleston is 1 in 137

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

Charleston police department

ItemCharlestonTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)311,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.53.63.3
There are a total of 3 Charleston police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.5% greater than the Tennessee average and 38.5% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Weedville, PA6744352,4022,837
Pine Lake, GA6746494,1564,805
Fair Play, SC6745023,2443,746
Avery, CA6745753,2963,871
Tampico, IL6746473,0423,689
Charleston, TN6740734734
Source: The Charleston, TN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.