Reported Annual Crime In East Ridge

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Ridge/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,279n/a (estimate)5,9773,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Ridge/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.76.24.9
Rape8n/a37.440.538.6
Robbery40n/a186.9113.2101.9
Assault119n/a556.2452.2237.8
Violent crime168n/a (estimate)785612373
Burglary253n/a1,182.4655.2491.4
Theft723n/a3,379.02,086.01,775.4
Vehicle theft135n/a630.9195.0220.2
Property crime1,111n/a (estimate)5,1922,9362,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in East Ridge, TN for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in East Ridge, 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 East Ridge, TN crime rates are 68% higher than in comparison to the Tennessee mean and are 109% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, East Ridge, TN has a rate that is 28% higher than the Tennessee average; compared to the United States, it is 111% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, East Ridge, TN is 77% higher than its state's mean, and 109% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in East Ridge is 109% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.38 daily crimes that occur in East Ridge.
  • East Ridge is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In East Ridge you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in East Ridge has increased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In East Ridge (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in East Ridge, TN is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Tennessee and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for East Ridge, TN are 1.68 times more than the Tennessee average and 2.09 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in East Ridge, TN are 1.28 times more than than Tennessee and 2.11 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in East Ridge, TN are 1.77 times more than than Tennessee and 2.09 times more than the national average.

How Safe is East Ridge (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Tennessee and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is East Ridge, TN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that East Ridge, TN has been ranked safer than 13% of other cities in the state of Tennessee. In addition, East Ridge, TN is safer than 7% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Tennessee and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than East Ridge, TN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that East Ridge, TN is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Ridge

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Ridge is 1 in 128
The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Ridge is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in East Ridge is 1 in 17
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in East Ridge, TN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In East Ridge, TN you have a 1 in 128 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 20 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime in East Ridge, TN.

Year Over Year Crime In East Ridge (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether East Ridge, 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. East Ridge, TN has increased by 3% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 10% year over year. Total crimes for East Ridge, TN has increased by 9% in the same time frame.

East Ridge police department

ItemEast RidgeTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4111,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.63.3
There are a total of 41 East Ridge police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.5% less than the Tennessee average and 41.4% 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
Lookout Mountain, GA1,7560378378
Signal Mountain, TN8,4160385385
Lookout Mountain, TN1,87886412498
Walden, TN2,00296461557
Fairmount, TN2,53596461557
East Ridge, TN21,2207855,1925,977

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Harvey, LA21,2475863,6394,225
Darien, CT21,190141,0131,026
East Ridge, TN21,2207855,1925,977
Source: The East Ridge, 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.