Reported Annual Crime In Morristown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorristown/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,759n/a (estimate)5,9883,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorristown/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.24.9
Rape13n/a44.340.538.6
Robbery15n/a51.1113.2101.9
Assault189n/a643.4452.2237.8
Violent crime217n/a (estimate)739612373
Burglary203n/a691.0655.2491.4
Theft1,244n/a4,234.62,086.01,775.4
Vehicle theft95n/a323.4195.0220.2
Property crime1,542n/a (estimate)5,2492,9362,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Morristown, TN for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Morristown, TN is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Morristown, TN crime rates are 69% higher than in comparison to the Tennessee mean and are 109% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Morristown, TN has a rate that is 21% higher than the Tennessee average; compared to the United States, it is 98% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Morristown, TN is 79% higher than its state's mean, and 111% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Morristown is 109% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.4 daily crimes that occur in Morristown.
  • Morristown is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Morristown you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Morristown has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Morristown (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Morristown, TN is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Tennessee and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Morristown, TN are 1.69 times more than the Tennessee average and 2.09 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Morristown, TN are 1.21 times more than than Tennessee and 1.98 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Morristown, TN are 1.79 times more than than Tennessee and 2.11 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Morristown (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Tennessee and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Morristown, TN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Morristown, TN has been ranked safer than 16% of other cities in the state of Tennessee. In addition, Morristown, TN is safer than 8% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Tennessee and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Morristown, TN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Morristown, TN is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Morristown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Morristown is 1 in 136
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morristown is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Morristown is 1 in 17
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Morristown, TN? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Morristown, TN your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 136. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 20 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Morristown, TN is 1 in 17.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Morristown, TN is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Morristown, TN has increased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Morristown, TN has increased by 5% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Morristown, TN has increased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Morristown police department

ItemMorristownTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8911,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.03.63.3
There are a total of 89 Morristown police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16% less than the Tennessee average and 8% less 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
New Market, TN1,21474809883
Rutledge, TN1,393851,5311,616
Bean Station, TN3,072321,5881,621
Baneberry, TN4912821,3531,635
Mooresburg, TN1,1242841,3611,645
Morristown, TN29,1527395,2495,988

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Helena, MT29,1426394,1274,766
East Haven, CT29,139862,2312,317
San Carlos, CA29,1661841,1311,315
Hobart, IN29,1362785,7025,980
Cedar City, UT29,1752732,1502,424
Morristown, TN29,1527395,2495,988
Source: The Morristown, 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.