Reported Annual Crime In Sparta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime277n/a (estimate)5,3993,4872,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.35.3
Rape1n/a19.540.840.4
Robbery3n/a58.5117.5102.8
Assault5n/a97.4467.3248.5
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)175633386
Burglary49n/a955.0606.1468.9
Theft209n/a4,073.32,020.71,745.0
Vehicle theft10n/a194.9227.3236.9
Property crime268n/a (estimate)5,2232,8542,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Sparta, TN. All reported Sparta, TN crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Sparta, TN overall crime rate is 55% higher than in comparison to the Tennessee average; and is also 90% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Sparta, TN, the rate is 72% lower than compared to the Tennessee average, and 55% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Sparta, TN comes in at 83% higher than to the average seen in Tennessee, and 113% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spencer, TN1,8234886711,159
Monterey, TN2,8515601,2251,784
Cookeville, TN31,0045114,3204,831
Doyle, TN5859284,1865,115
Sparta, TN5,0361755,2235,399

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sparta is 90% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.79 daily crimes that occur in Sparta.
  • Sparta is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sparta you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sparta has decreased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Sparta (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Sparta, TN on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Tennessee. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Sparta, TN (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Tennessee state wide, are 1.55 times more than the state average and 1.90 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Sparta, TN on a daily bases are 3.61 times less than than Tennessee average and 2.20 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Sparta, TN are 1.83 times more than the daily state average and 2.13 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Sparta (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Sparta, TN compared to other areas of Tennessee, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Sparta, TN safer than 33% when compared to other Tennessee cities, and 20% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Tennessee, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Sparta, TN. At this time, Sparta, TN sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sparta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sparta is 1 in 571
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sparta is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sparta is 1 in 19
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Sparta, TN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Sparta, TN you have a 1 in 571 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 20 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sparta, TN.

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

The year over year crime rate for Sparta, TN is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Sparta, TN has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 19% in Sparta, TN, while property crimes in Sparta, TN have decreased by 23%. Crimes in total for Sparta, TN have decreased by 23% year over year.

Sparta police department

ItemSpartaTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1611,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.23.63.3
There are a total of 16 Sparta police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.9% less than the Tennessee average and 2.5% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Terrell Hills, TX5,037752,2912,365
McCordsville, IN5,0371691,0781,247
Munroe Falls, OH5,03740798838
Swoyersville, PA5,038801,8111,892
Port Isabel, TX5,0337984,7265,523
Sparta, TN5,0361755,2235,399
Source: The Sparta, 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.