Reported Annual Crime In Charleston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharleston/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4n/a (estimate)5923,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharleston/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.24.9
Rape0n/a0.040.538.6
Robbery0n/a0.0113.2101.9
Assault0n/a0.0452.2237.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0612373
Burglary3n/a443.8655.2491.4
Theft0n/a0.02,086.01,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a147.9195.0220.2
Property crime4n/a (estimate)5922,9362,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Charleston is 79% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.62 daily crimes that occur in Charleston.
  • Charleston is safer than 94% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Charleston you have a 1 in 169 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Charleston has decreased by 60%.

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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 169
The chance of being a victim of crime in Charleston is 1 in 169

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
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
Charleston, TN6740592592

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fair Play, SC6745043,2933,797
Pine Lake, GA6743152,5202,835
Tampico, IL6745702,9523,522
Hamler, OH6743863,4243,810
Stockton, UT6741569391,095
Charleston, TN6740592592
Source: The Charleston, 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.