Reported Annual Crime In Jackson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJackson/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,752n/a (estimate)5,5663,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJackson/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a11.96.24.9
Rape44n/a65.340.538.6
Robbery136n/a201.7113.2101.9
Assault536n/a795.1452.2237.8
Violent crime724n/a (estimate)1,074612373
Burglary736n/a1,091.8655.2491.4
Theft2,169n/a3,217.42,086.01,775.4
Vehicle theft123n/a182.5195.0220.2
Property crime3,028n/a (estimate)4,4922,9362,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Jackson, TN. The total number of reported crimes in Jackson, 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 Jackson, TN crime rate is 57% higher than the Tennessee average and is 95% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Jackson, TN has a violent crime rate that is 75% higher than the Tennessee average and 188% higher than the national average. For property crime, Jackson, TN is 53% higher than the Tennessee average and 81% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jackson is 95% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.25 daily crimes that occur in Jackson.
  • Jackson is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jackson you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jackson has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Jackson (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Jackson, TN on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Tennessee. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Jackson, TN (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Tennessee state wide, are 1.57 times more than the state average and 1.95 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Jackson, TN on a daily bases are 1.75 times more than than Tennessee average and 2.88 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Jackson, TN are 1.53 times more than the daily state average and 1.81 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Jackson (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Jackson, TN area in comparison to other Tennessee communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Jackson, TN being safer than 7% of cities in Tennessee and 3% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Tennessee cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Jackson, TN. In conclusion, Jackson, TN now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jackson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jackson is 1 in 94
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jackson is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jackson is 1 in 18
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Jackson, TN? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Jackson, TN your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 94. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 23 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 Jackson, TN is 1 in 18.

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

A good indicator of whether Jackson, 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 Jackson, TN has decreased by 1%, while the property crime rate in Jackson, TN has not changed year over year. The number of total crimes in Jackson, TN has decreased by 1% year over year.

Jackson police department

ItemJacksonTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)26411,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.03.63.3
There are a total of 264 Jackson police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.3% greater than the Tennessee average and 23% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gadsden, TN3366410641
Three Way, TN1,5791778471,024
Medina, TN3,8521201,0761,196
Henderson, TN6,4293351,7232,058
Medon, TN1537953,8134,608
Jackson, TN67,1901,0744,4925,566

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Rancho Cordova, CA67,1674852,4332,917
Eau Claire, WI67,0361692,5382,707
Flagstaff, AZ67,4193743,8204,195
Kenner, LA66,9265353,3213,855
St. Charles, MO66,9001812,5012,681
Jackson, TN67,1901,0744,4925,566
Source: The Jackson, 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.