Reported Annual Crime In Dickson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDickson/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,072n/a (estimate)6,9163,4872,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDickson/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a6.57.35.3
Rape18n/a116.140.840.4
Robbery5n/a32.3117.5102.8
Assault126n/a812.9467.3248.5
Violent crime150n/a (estimate)968633386
Burglary104n/a670.9606.1468.9
Theft759n/a4,896.52,020.71,745.0
Vehicle theft59n/a380.6227.3236.9
Property crime922n/a (estimate)5,9482,8542,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Dickson, TN. These figures on reported criminal activity in Dickson, TN, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Dickson, TN is 98% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Tennessee, and when compared with the national average, is 144% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Dickson, TN has 53% higher than violent crime rate than Tennessee average, while remaining 150% higher than the national average. In property crime, Dickson, TN is 108% higher than the average of Tennessee and is 143% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kingston Springs, TN2,7590180180
McEwen, TN1,8233541,0631,418
Burns, TN1,534681,4241,492
Charlotte, TN1,6102801,2611,541
White Bluff, TN3,2692611,8592,121
Fairview, TN8,0203441,8962,239
Vanleer, TN3877633,4384,201
Dickson, TN14,8149685,9486,916

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dickson is 144% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.95 daily crimes that occur in Dickson.
  • Dickson is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dickson you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dickson has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Dickson (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Dickson, TN per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Tennessee and on a national scale. In Dickson, TN the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.98 times more than the Tennessee average and 2.44 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Dickson, TN is 1.53 times more than the Tennessee average and 2.50 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Dickson, TN has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.08 times more than the Tennessee average and 2.43 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Dickson (higher is better)

How safe is Dickson, TN compared to other cities in Tennessee and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Dickson, TN is safer than 3% of the cities in Tennessee and 1% 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 Dickson, TN. Overall, Dickson, TN is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dickson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dickson is 1 in 104
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dickson is 1 in 17
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dickson is 1 in 15
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Dickson, TN? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Dickson, TN your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 104. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 17 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Dickson, TN is 1 in 15.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Dickson, TN is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Dickson, TN has decreased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Dickson, TN has decreased by 10% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Dickson, TN has decreased by 10% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Dickson police department

ItemDicksonTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5011,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.43.63.3
There are a total of 50 Dickson police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.4% less than the Tennessee average and 3.6% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Alexander City, AL14,8151,8854,4716,356
Franklin Park, NJ14,8152491,5681,816
Rosedale, CA14,8263542,0292,383
Whitewater, WI14,8011901,3631,552
Corinth, MS14,7972962,9223,217
Dickson, TN14,8149685,9486,916
Source: The Dickson, TN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.