Reported Annual Crime In Dayton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDayton/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime307n/a (estimate)4,1253,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDayton/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.24.9
Rape0n/a0.040.538.6
Robbery0n/a0.0113.2101.9
Assault18n/a241.8452.2237.8
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)242612373
Burglary31n/a416.5655.2491.4
Theft245n/a3,291.72,086.01,775.4
Vehicle theft13n/a174.7195.0220.2
Property crime289n/a (estimate)3,8832,9362,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Dayton, TN is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 16% higher than the average of crimes committed in Tennessee. It is also 44% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Dayton, TN shows a crime rate that is 60% lower than the Tennessee average. The crime rate is also 35% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Dayton, TN is shown to be 32% higher than the Tennessee average and 56% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dayton is 44% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.3 daily crimes that occur in Dayton.
  • Dayton is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dayton you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dayton has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Dayton (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Dayton, TN per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Tennessee and on a national level. In Dayton, TN the total number of daily crimes is 1.16 times more than the Tennessee average and 1.44 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Dayton, TN is 2.53 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.54 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Dayton, TN has a daily crime rate that is 1.32 times more than the Tennessee average and 1.56 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Dayton (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Dayton, TN compared to other areas of Tennessee, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Dayton, TN safer than 51% when compared to other Tennessee cities, and 30% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Tennessee, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Dayton, TN. At this time, Dayton, TN sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dayton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dayton is 1 in 414
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dayton is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dayton is 1 in 25
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Dayton, TN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Dayton, TN you have a 1 in 414 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Dayton, TN.

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

Determining whether Dayton, 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. Dayton, TN has decreased by 14% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 21% year over year. Total crimes for Dayton, TN has decreased by 20% in the same time frame.

Dayton police department

ItemDaytonTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2011,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.73.63.3
There are a total of 20 Dayton police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.5% less than the Tennessee average and 16.2% 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
Charleston, TN6740592592
Mowbray Mountain, TN1,580132635767
Sale Creek, TN2,5642261,0841,309
Calhoun, TN5302021,4111,613
Graysville, TN1,7483181,5271,845
Dayton, TN7,3162423,8834,125

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gonzales, TX7,3171,1842,9134,097
Washington, IA7,3154887331,221
Dunellen, NJ7,317941,6641,758
Logan, OH7,3141683,9304,098
Raritan, NJ7,318591,4101,470
Dayton, TN7,3162423,8834,125
Source: The Dayton, 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.