Reported Annual Crime In Downtown

StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleMemphis/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime48,93510,278 (estimate)7,4553,4872,837
StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleMemphis/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder196n/a29.97.35.3
Rape534n/a81.340.840.4
Robbery3,188n/a485.7117.5102.8
Assault8,029n/a1,223.1467.3248.5
Violent crime11,9472,509 (estimate)1,820633386
Burglary9,150n/a1,393.9606.1468.9
Theft24,604n/a3,748.12,020.71,745.0
Vehicle theft3,234n/a492.7227.3236.9
Property crime36,9887,769 (estimate)5,6352,8542,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lynchburg, MS2,19765646711
Walls, MS1,326999841,083
Clarkedale, AR4342231,3211,543
Bartlett, TN58,3183211,6231,944
Horn Lake, MS26,785742,5892,663
Olive Branch, MS35,5081832,5532,736
Southaven, MS51,8161112,7762,887
Memphis, TN655,8571,8205,6357,455

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Downtown is 262% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 28.16 daily crimes that occur in Downtown.
  • Downtown is safer than 0% of the cities in the Tennessee.
  • In Downtown you have a 1 in 10 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Memphis has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Downtown (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Downtown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Downtown is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Downtown is 1 in 13
The chance of being a victim of crime in Downtown is 1 in 10

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

Memphis police department

ItemDowntownMemphisTennessee
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,82611,551
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.33.6

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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Boston, MA658,2797072,1502,857
Washington, DC659,0091,1324,6485,780
Denver, CO663,3036573,5904,247
Nashville, TN643,7711,1023,6974,799
Seattle, WA668,8496135,4886,101
Memphis, TN655,8571,8205,6357,455
Source: The Downtown, Memphis, TN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.