Reported Annual Crime In Selmer

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSelmer/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime204n/a (estimate)4,5263,4872,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSelmer/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.35.3
Rape1n/a22.240.840.4
Robbery0n/a0.0117.5102.8
Assault28n/a621.3467.3248.5
Violent crime29n/a (estimate)643633386
Burglary39n/a865.3606.1468.9
Theft121n/a2,684.72,020.71,745.0
Vehicle theft15n/a332.8227.3236.9
Property crime175n/a (estimate)3,8832,8542,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Selmer, TN. The total number of reported crimes in Selmer, TN is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Selmer, TN crime rate is 30% higher than the Tennessee average and is 60% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Selmer, TN has a violent crime rate that is 2% higher than the Tennessee average and 67% higher than the national average. For property crime, Selmer, TN is 36% higher than the Tennessee average and 58% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Crump, TN1,256721,7221,793
Adamsville, TN1,9092232,4942,717
Silerton, TN877253,2693,994
Eastview, TN7697793,5124,291
Milledgeville, TN2268803,9654,845
Ramer, TN2688873,9974,884
Bethel Springs, TN8478934,0284,922
Selmer, TN4,4826433,8834,526

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Selmer is 60% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.4 daily crimes that occur in Selmer.
  • Selmer is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Selmer you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Selmer has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Selmer (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Selmer, TN per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Tennessee and on a national level. In Selmer, TN the total number of daily crimes is 1.30 times more than the Tennessee average and 1.60 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Selmer, TN is 1.02 times more than the Tennessee average and 1.67 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Selmer, TN has a daily crime rate that is 1.36 times more than the Tennessee average and 1.58 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Selmer (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Selmer, TN area in comparison to other Tennessee communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Selmer, TN being safer than 23% of cities in Tennessee and 13% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Tennessee cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Selmer, TN. In conclusion, Selmer, TN now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Selmer

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Selmer is 1 in 156
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Selmer is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Selmer is 1 in 23
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Selmer, TN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Selmer, TN you have a 1 in 156 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Selmer, TN.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Selmer, 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 Selmer, TN has decreased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Selmer, TN has increased by 5% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Selmer, TN has increased by 2% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Selmer police department

ItemSelmerTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2011,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.53.63.3
There are a total of 20 Selmer police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.1% greater than the Tennessee average and 38% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dexter, MI4,482141588729
Chesterbrook, PA4,48382453535
Jacksboro, TX4,4812721,8822,154
Mount Repose, OH4,4811811,5571,738
Raynham Center, MA4,4802851,1801,465
Selmer, TN4,4826433,8834,526
Source: The Selmer, TN 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.