Reported Annual Crime In Nashville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNashville/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,068 (estimate)3,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNashville/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.24.9
Rapen/an/an/a40.538.6
Robberyn/an/an/a113.2101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a452.2237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)702 (estimate)612373
Burglaryn/an/an/a655.2491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,086.01,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a195.0220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,367 (estimate)2,9362,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Nashville is 42% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.15 daily crimes that occur in Nashville.
  • Nashville is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Nashville you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Nashville has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Nashville (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nashville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nashville is 1 in 143
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nashville is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Nashville is 1 in 25

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

Nashville police department

ItemNashvilleTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1,63711,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.63.3
There are a total of 1,637 Nashville police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.3% less than the Tennessee average and 19.3% 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
Shackle Island, TN2,91696461557
Brentwood, TN39,05940874915
Forest Hills, TN4,911159763922
Oak Hill, TN4,639159763922
Nolensville, TN6,1311071,0061,112
Nashville, TN624,2617023,3674,068

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Baltimore, MD622,2711,5364,9806,516
Washington, DC633,7361,2034,5165,719
Denver, CO633,7776743,5304,204
Seattle, WA637,8505995,5226,121
Boston, MA639,5947072,3163,023
Nashville, TN624,2617023,3674,068
Source: The Nashville, 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.