Reported Annual Crime In Jefferson City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson City/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime348n/a (estimate)4,1473,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson City/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.24.9
Rape3n/a35.740.538.6
Robbery1n/a11.9113.2101.9
Assault25n/a297.9452.2237.8
Violent crime29n/a (estimate)346612373
Burglary26n/a309.8655.2491.4
Theft284n/a3,384.22,086.01,775.4
Vehicle theft9n/a107.2195.0220.2
Property crime319n/a (estimate)3,8012,9362,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Jefferson City, TN. All reported Jefferson City, TN crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Jefferson City, TN overall crime rate is 17% higher than in comparison to the Tennessee average; and is also 45% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Jefferson City, TN, the rate is 44% lower than compared to the Tennessee average, and 7% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Jefferson City, TN comes in at 29% higher than to the average seen in Tennessee, and 53% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jefferson City is 45% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.36 daily crimes that occur in Jefferson City.
  • Jefferson City is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jefferson City you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jefferson City has decreased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Jefferson City (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Jefferson City, 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 Jefferson City, TN are 1.17 times more than the Tennessee average and 1.45 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Jefferson City, TN are 1.77 times less than than Tennessee and 1.08 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Jefferson City, TN are 1.29 times more than than Tennessee and 1.53 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Jefferson City (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Jefferson City, TN compared to other areas of Tennessee, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Jefferson City, TN safer than 45% when compared to other Tennessee cities, and 25% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Tennessee, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Jefferson City, TN. At this time, Jefferson City, TN sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jefferson City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jefferson City is 1 in 290
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jefferson City is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jefferson City is 1 in 25
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Jefferson City, TN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Jefferson City, TN you have a 1 in 290 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 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jefferson City, TN.

Year Over Year Crime In Jefferson City (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Jefferson City, TN is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Jefferson City, TN has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 27% in Jefferson City, TN, while property crimes in Jefferson City, TN have decreased by 21%. Crimes in total for Jefferson City, TN have decreased by 21% year over year.

Jefferson City police department

ItemJefferson CityTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2111,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.63.3
There are a total of 21 Jefferson City police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.9% less than the Tennessee average and 21.1% 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
New Market, TN1,21474809883
Blaine, TN1,7862551,2251,480
Rutledge, TN1,393851,5311,616
Baneberry, TN4912821,3531,635
Luttrell, TN1,0012981,4271,725
Jefferson City, TN8,3423463,8014,147

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lewistown, PA8,3416153,1973,812
Seven Corners, VA8,3431611,5351,697
Athol, MA8,3403871,5651,952
Palm Beach, FL8,3441051,5721,677
Dumbarton, VA8,3462432,3172,561
Jefferson City, TN8,3423463,8014,147
Source: The Jefferson City, 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.