Knoxville, TN Crime Rates & Statistics

Knoxville crime information

StatisticKnoxville /100KTennessee /100KNational /100K
Violent crime937644387
Property crime7,1363,3712,859
Total crime index8,0734,0153,246
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  • The Knoxville crime index is 101% higher than the Tennessee average and and the Tennessee crime index is 23% higher than the National average.
  • The Knoxville violent crime rate is 45% higher than the Tennessee average and and the Tennessee violent crime rate is 66% higher than the National average.
  • The Knoxville property crime rate is 111% higher than the Tennessee average and and the Tennessee property crime rate is 17% higher than the National average.

Knoxville police department

ItemKnoxvilleTennesseeNational
Total police officers47110,985511,598
Police officers /1000 residents2.63.52.8
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There are a total of 471 Knoxville police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.1% less than the Tennessee average and 9.4% less than the National average.

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  • Knoxville is safer than 1.7% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Knoxville is less than 3% of the cities in Tennessee.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Knoxville is 1 in 13.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Knoxville is 1 in 107.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Knoxville is 1 in 15.

Knoxville crime comparison

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Knoxville violent crime breakdown

CrimeKnoxvilleKnoxville /100KTennessee /100KNational /100K
Murder17965
Rape94523227
Robbery559310127113
Assault1,021566480242

Knoxville property crime breakdown

CrimeKnoxvilleKnoxville /100KTennessee /100KNational /100K
Burglary2,5441,410870670
Theft9,5155,2722,3001,959
Vehichle theft820454201230

Sex offenders in Tennessee

StateTotal offendersTennessee /100KNational /100K
Tennessee13,343224192

There are a total of 13,343 sex offenders in Tennessee. This yields a total of 224 sex offenders in Tennessee per 100,000 residents which is 16% greater than the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Knoxville, TN

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Mechanicsville, Knoxville0.3Oakwood, Knoxville1.6
Beaumont, Knoxville0.5Belle Morris, Knoxville2.3
College Hills, Knoxville0.5Mornngside, Knoxville2.4
Fort Sanders, Knoxville1.2Old Sevier, Knoxville2.5
Old North Knoxville, Knoxville1.5Parkridge, Knoxville2.5
Downtown Knoxville, Knoxville1.5South Knoxville, Knoxville3
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Cities near Knoxville, TN

CityMilesCityMiles
Knoxville, TN0Maryville, TN15.5
Seymour, TN11.7Plainview, TN16.3
Alcoa, TN11.8Norris, TN17.2
Louisville, TN11.9Blaine, TN18.3
Mascot, TN12.3Oak Ridge, TN19.3
Eagleton Village, TN12.7Maynardville, TN20.3
Clinton, TN13.8Lake City, TN21.1
Farragut, TN14.5Sevierville, TN21.8
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