Reported Annual Crime In Lafayette

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLafayette/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime160n/a (estimate)3,1533,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLafayette/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.24.9
Rape0n/a0.040.538.6
Robbery3n/a59.1113.2101.9
Assault25n/a492.6452.2237.8
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)552612373
Burglary27n/a532.0655.2491.4
Theft97n/a1,911.32,086.01,775.4
Vehicle theft8n/a157.6195.0220.2
Property crime132n/a (estimate)2,6012,9362,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Lafayette, TN. The total number of reported crimes in Lafayette, 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 Lafayette, TN crime rate is 11% lower than the Tennessee average and is 10% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Lafayette, TN has a violent crime rate that is 10% lower than the Tennessee average and 48% higher than the national average. For property crime, Lafayette, TN is 11% lower than the Tennessee average and 5% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lafayette is 10% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.64 daily crimes that occur in Lafayette.
  • Lafayette is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lafayette you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lafayette has increased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Lafayette (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Lafayette, TN per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Tennessee and on a national scale. In Lafayette, TN the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.13 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.10 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Lafayette, TN is 1.11 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.48 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Lafayette, TN has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.13 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.05 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Lafayette (higher is better)

How safe is Lafayette, TN compared to other cities in Tennessee and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Lafayette, TN is safer than 34% of the cities in Tennessee and 19% 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 Lafayette, TN. Overall, Lafayette, TN is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lafayette

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lafayette is 1 in 182
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lafayette is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lafayette is 1 in 32
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Lafayette, TN? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Lafayette, TN, you have a 1 in 182 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 39. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Lafayette, TN is 1 in 32.

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

A good indicator of whether Lafayette, 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 Lafayette, TN has increased by 145%, while the property crime rate in Lafayette, TN has decreased by 2% year over year. The number of total crimes in Lafayette, TN has increased by 9% year over year.

Lafayette police department

ItemLafayetteTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2211,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.83.63.3
There are a total of 22 Lafayette police officers. This results in 4.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35% greater than the Tennessee average and 47.8% 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
Gamaliel, KY440000
Westmoreland, TN1,9452171,6521,870
Red Boiling Springs, TN1,1384382,8053,243
Fountain Run, KY2673223,2063,529
Hartsville/Trousdale County, TN7,8596283,0133,641
Lafayette, TN4,7315522,6013,153

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jim Thorpe, PA4,7301931,9092,103
Niwot, CO4,73283686770
Pittsfield, IL4,7301561,6771,833
Oak Grove CDP (Washington County), TN4,7323311,5871,918
Donora, PA4,7331299651,094
Lafayette, TN4,7315522,6013,153
Source: The Lafayette, 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.