Reported Annual Crime In Memphis

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMemphis/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime32n/a (estimate)1,5173,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMemphis/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.35.3
Rape0n/a0.048.040.4
Robbery1n/a47.4119.6102.8
Assault8n/a379.3261.6248.5
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)427434386
Burglary10n/a474.2533.8468.9
Theft13n/a616.41,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0247.8236.9
Property crime23n/a (estimate)1,0912,7602,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Estelline, TX155000
Quail, TX441751,1151,290
Hedley, TX3636304,0064,636
Lakeview, TX1327014,4605,162
Memphis, TX2,0694271,0911,517

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Memphis is 47% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.16 daily crimes that occur in Memphis.
  • Memphis is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Memphis you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Memphis has increased by 191%.

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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 235
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Memphis is 1 in 92
The chance of being a victim of crime in Memphis is 1 in 66

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

Memphis police department

ItemMemphisTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)546,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.03.3
There are a total of 5 Memphis police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29% less than the Texas average and 34.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
Texas79,674370222
There are a total of 79,674 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 370 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clarence Center, NY2,069142585727
Oberlin, LA2,0692991,7402,039
Anson, TX2,0692161,5121,728
Poth, TX2,07045586631
Four Oaks, NC2,0681831,3451,528
Memphis, TX2,0694271,0911,517
Source: The Memphis, TX 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.