Reported Annual Crime In Covington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCovington/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime874n/a (estimate)9,7023,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCovington/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a11.16.24.9
Rape4n/a44.440.538.6
Robbery17n/a188.7113.2101.9
Assault179n/a1,987.1452.2237.8
Violent crime201n/a (estimate)2,231612373
Burglary149n/a1,654.1655.2491.4
Theft481n/a5,339.72,086.01,775.4
Vehicle theft43n/a477.4195.0220.2
Property crime673n/a (estimate)7,4712,9362,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Covington, TN for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Covington, TN is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Covington, TN crime rates are 173% higher than in comparison to the Tennessee mean and are 239% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Covington, TN has a rate that is 265% higher than the Tennessee average; compared to the United States, it is 499% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Covington, TN is 154% higher than its state's mean, and 200% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Covington is 239% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 26.58 daily crimes that occur in Covington.
  • Covington is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Covington you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Covington has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Covington (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Covington, TN per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Tennessee and on a national level. In Covington, TN the total number of daily crimes is 2.73 times more than the Tennessee average and 3.39 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Covington, TN is 3.65 times more than the Tennessee average and 5.99 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Covington, TN has a daily crime rate that is 2.54 times more than the Tennessee average and 3.00 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Covington (higher is better)

How safe is Covington, TN compared to other cities in Tennessee and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Covington, TN is safer than 0% of the cities in Tennessee and 0% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Tennessee and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Covington, TN. Overall, Covington, TN is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Covington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Covington is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Covington is 1 in 14
The chance of being a victim of crime in Covington is 1 in 11
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Covington, TN? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Covington, TN, then there is a 1 in 45 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 14. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 11 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Covington, TN.

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

Determining whether Covington, TN is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Covington, TN has increased by 18% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 8% year over year. Total crimes for Covington, TN has increased by 10% in the same time frame.

Covington police department

ItemCovingtonTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3611,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.93.63.3
There are a total of 36 Covington police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.1% greater than the Tennessee average and 20.5% 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
Mason, TN1,3570501501
Atoka, TN8,7272991,4711,770
Brighton, TN2,9313721,4211,793
Munford, TN6,0013122,0552,368
Braden, TN2045732,7503,324
Covington, TN9,0332,2317,4719,702

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Morehead City, NC9,0305324,5005,031
Myrtle Grove, NC9,0301731,3711,544
Grimes, IA9,0371791,2821,461
Plymouth, MI9,029101675776
Glenwood, IL9,0401991,9462,145
Covington, TN9,0332,2317,4719,702
Source: The Covington, 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.