Gatlinburg, TN Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Gatlinburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGatlinburg/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime363n/a (estimate)8,9103,7723,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGatlinburg/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a055
Rape3n/a743625
Robbery7n/a172113109
Assault22n/a540437229
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)785591368
Burglary95n/a2,332785610
Theft224n/a5,4982,2141,899
Vehicle theft12n/a295182221
Property crime331n/a (estimate)8,1253,1812,731

The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Gatlinburg, TN. The total number of reported crimes in Gatlinburg, TN is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Gatlinburg, TN crime rate is 136% higher than the Tennessee average and is 187% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Gatlinburg, TN has a violent crime rate that is 32% higher than the Tennessee average and 113% higher than the national average. For property crime, Gatlinburg, TN is 155% higher than the Tennessee average and 197% higher than the national average.

The overall crime rate in Gatlinburg is 187% higher than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 24.41 daily crimes that occur in Gatlinburg.
Gatlinburg is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
In Gatlinburg you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Gatlinburg has decreased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In Gatlinburg (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Gatlinburg, TN per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Tennessee as well as national figures. In Gatlinburg, TN the total number of daily crimes is 2.36 times more than than the Tennessee average and 2.88 times more than than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Gatlinburg, TN are 1.33 times more than than the Tennessee average and 2.14 times more than than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Gatlinburg, TN has a daily crime rate that is 2.55 times more than than the Tennessee average and 2.98 times more than than the daily national average.

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How Safe is Gatlinburg (higher is better)

How safe is Gatlinburg, TN compared to other cities in Tennessee and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Gatlinburg, TN is safer than 4% of the cities in Tennessee and 3% 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 Gatlinburg, TN. Overall, Gatlinburg, TN is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gatlinburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gatlinburg is 1 in 128
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gatlinburg is 1 in 13
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gatlinburg is 1 in 12

Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Gatlinburg, TN? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Gatlinburg, TN, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 128. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 13 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Gatlinburg, TN is 1 in 12.

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

A good indicator of whether Gatlinburg, TN is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Gatlinburg, TN has increased by 5%, while the property crime rate in Gatlinburg, TN has decreased by 29% year over year. The number of total crimes in Gatlinburg, TN has decreased by 27% year over year.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pittman Center, TN36001,4931,493
Seymour, TN11,1913632,6693,032
Townsend, TN7556673,5564,222
Sevierville, TN14,9715355,6796,214
Pigeon Forge, TN5,9177148,9669,680
Gatlinburg, TN3,9677858,1258,910

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Paoli, IN3,9671581,9962,155
The Meadows, FL3,96892669761
Fulton, MS3,96902,0582,058
Wallace, NC3,9703244,4084,732
Lawrence Park, PA3,9701201,0181,137
Gatlinburg, TN3,9677858,1258,910

Gatlinburg police department

ItemGatlinburgTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5011,551504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents12.43.63.3

There are a total of 50 Gatlinburg police officers. This results in 12.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 245.5% greater than the Tennessee average and 278.3% 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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.