Reported Annual Crime In Sparta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime357n/a (estimate)6,9813,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.24.9
Rape0n/a0.040.538.6
Robbery1n/a19.6113.2101.9
Assault10n/a195.5452.2237.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)215612373
Burglary62n/a1,212.4655.2491.4
Theft276n/a5,397.02,086.01,775.4
Vehicle theft8n/a156.4195.0220.2
Property crime346n/a (estimate)6,7662,9362,487
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 97% higher than in comparison to the Tennessee average; and is also 144% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Sparta, TN, the rate is 65% lower than compared to the Tennessee average, and 42% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Sparta, TN comes in at 130% higher than to the average seen in Tennessee, and 172% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sparta is 144% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 19.13 daily crimes that occur in Sparta.
  • Sparta is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sparta you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sparta has increased by 5%.

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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 1.97 times more than the state average and 2.44 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Sparta, TN on a daily bases are 2.85 times less than than Tennessee average and 1.73 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Sparta, TN are 2.30 times more than the daily state average and 2.72 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 24% when compared to other Tennessee cities, and 12% 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 465
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sparta is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sparta is 1 in 15
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 465 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 15 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 15 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 increased by 11% in Sparta, TN, while property crimes in Sparta, TN have increased by 5%. Crimes in total for Sparta, TN have increased by 5% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spencer, TN1,823184737921
Monterey, TN2,8513141,7472,061
Cookeville, TN31,0044543,9134,367
Doyle, TN5858984,3065,204
Sparta, TN5,0362156,7666,981

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Terrell Hills, TX5,03701,6991,699
McCordsville, IN5,0371621,0811,243
Munroe Falls, OH5,03760798857
Swoyersville, PA5,038801,2841,364
Port Isabel, TX5,0336975,0385,735
Sparta, TN5,0362156,7666,981
Source: The Sparta, 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.