Reported Annual Crime In Petersburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePetersburg/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)5,156 (estimate)3,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePetersburg/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)889 (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)4,267 (estimate)2,9362,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Petersburg is 80% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.13 daily crimes that occur in Petersburg.
  • Petersburg is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Petersburg you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Petersburg has increased by 254%.

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Daily Crime In Petersburg (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Petersburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Petersburg is 1 in 113
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Petersburg is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Petersburg is 1 in 20

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

Petersburg police department

ItemPetersburgTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)211,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.63.63.3
There are a total of 2 Petersburg police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.7% greater than the Tennessee average and 11.3% greater 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
Cornersville, TN1,1612741,3151,589
Shelbyville, TN20,6167263,2683,994
Lewisburg, TN11,2521,8892,5364,425
Fayetteville, TN6,9911,2134,1825,395
Petersburg, TN6028894,2675,156

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hawkeye, IA6024082,9193,326
Provencal, LA6027484,6475,395
Pembina, ND6023032,6782,981
Roby, TX6026254,2964,921
Poplar, WI6023051,9652,269
Petersburg, TN6028894,2675,156
Source: The Petersburg, 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.