Reported Annual Crime In Memphis

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMemphis/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,394 (estimate)3,4512,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMemphis/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.24.9
Rapen/an/an/a42.038.6
Robberyn/an/an/a94.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a328.3237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)191 (estimate)472373
Burglaryn/an/an/a725.6491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,040.71,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a212.7220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,204 (estimate)2,9792,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Memphis is 51% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.82 daily crimes that occur in Memphis.
  • Memphis is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Memphis you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Memphis has decreased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Memphis (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Memphis

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Memphis is 1 in 525
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Memphis is 1 in 84
The chance of being a victim of crime in Memphis is 1 in 72

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

Memphis police department

ItemMemphisAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,968556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

Sex offenders in Alabama

StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
Alabama11,372245222
There are a total of 11,372 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 245 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 10% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Aliceville, AL3,8922539291,183
Carrollton, AL1,1382041,4261,629
Macon, MS2,6871551,5941,749
Pickensville, AL5786434,0604,703
McMullen, AL207064,4555,161
Memphis, AL241911,2041,394

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Amity, MO248034,6125,415
Lawton, ND243413,0203,361
Overly, ND243322,9393,271
Gulf Port, IL244932,5563,049
Fedora, SD243911,9832,374
Memphis, AL241911,2041,394
Source: The Memphis, AL 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.