Reported Annual Crime In Clarksville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClarksville/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,168n/a (estimate)3,4383,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClarksville/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder13n/a8.66.24.9
Rape59n/a39.240.538.6
Robbery86n/a57.2113.2101.9
Assault716n/a476.3452.2237.8
Violent crime874n/a (estimate)581612373
Burglary733n/a487.6655.2491.4
Theft3,397n/a2,259.92,086.01,775.4
Vehicle theft164n/a109.1195.0220.2
Property crime4,294n/a (estimate)2,8572,9362,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Clarksville, TN is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Clarksville, TN. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Clarksville, TN averages 3% lower than the rest of Tennessee while the rate of crime on a national scale is 20% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Clarksville, TN is 5% lower than the average rate of crime in Tennessee and 56% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 3% lower than the remainder of the state of Tennessee and 15% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Clarksville, TN area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Clarksville is 20% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.42 daily crimes that occur in Clarksville.
  • Clarksville is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Clarksville you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Clarksville has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Clarksville (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Clarksville, TN per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Tennessee and on a national level. In Clarksville, TN the total number of daily crimes is 1.03 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.20 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Clarksville, TN is 1.05 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.56 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Clarksville, TN has a daily crime rate that is 1.03 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.15 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Clarksville (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Clarksville, TN in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Tennessee as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Clarksville, TN to other cities in the state and across the country, Clarksville, TN is 32% safer than other cities of Tennessee and 18% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Tennessee cities and all around the United States, Clarksville, TN has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Clarksville, TN crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clarksville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clarksville is 1 in 172
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clarksville is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Clarksville is 1 in 30
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Clarksville, TN? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Clarksville, TN, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 172. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 36 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Clarksville, TN is 1 in 30.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Clarksville, TN is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Clarksville, TN has decreased by 13%, the amount of property crime in Clarksville, TN has decreased by 3%, and the total amount of crime in Clarksville, TN has decreased by 5% year to year.

Clarksville police department

ItemClarksvilleTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)32711,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.63.3
There are a total of 327 Clarksville police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.4% less than the Tennessee average and 27.1% less 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
Trenton, KY393000
Guthrie, KY1,55201,0391,039
Walnut Grove, TN3184442,1322,576
Oak Grove, KY7,5222133,4463,659
Clarksville, TN140,5635812,8573,438

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Metairie, LA140,0743622,2502,612
Savannah, GA141,2984863,8834,369
Dayton, OH141,7769425,0395,981
Pasadena, CA139,0653022,6042,906
Orange, CA138,9801222,0612,183
Clarksville, TN140,5635812,8573,438
Source: The Clarksville, 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.