Reported Annual Crime In Decatur

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDecatur/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime78n/a (estimate)4,9903,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDecatur/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.24.9
Rape0n/a0.040.538.6
Robbery4n/a255.9113.2101.9
Assault19n/a1,215.6452.2237.8
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)1,472612373
Burglary14n/a895.7655.2491.4
Theft39n/a2,495.22,086.01,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a128.0195.0220.2
Property crime55n/a (estimate)3,5192,9362,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Decatur is 75% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.67 daily crimes that occur in Decatur.
  • Decatur is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Decatur you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Decatur has increased by 45%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Decatur

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Decatur is 1 in 68
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Decatur is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Decatur is 1 in 21

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

Decatur police department

ItemDecaturTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)511,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.13.63.3
There are a total of 5 Decatur police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.1% less than the Tennessee average and 4.9% 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
Spring City, TN2,1372982,3812,679
Dayton, TN7,3162423,8834,125
Etowah, TN3,4981714,1334,304
Riceville, TN6627573,6324,389
Niota, TN8504184,1784,596
Decatur, TN1,5031,4723,5194,990

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Woodbine, GA1,5031621,2991,461
West Marion, NC1,5031531,2141,367
Port Barrington, IL1,50363328391
Langhorne, PA1,50344254299
Hummels Wharf, PA1,503135780915
Decatur, TN1,5031,4723,5194,990
Source: The Decatur, 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.