Reported Annual Crime In Watauga

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWatauga/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,482 (estimate)3,4872,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWatauga/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a40.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a117.5102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a467.3248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)814 (estimate)633386
Burglaryn/an/an/a606.1468.9
Theftn/an/an/a2,020.71,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a227.3236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,669 (estimate)2,8542,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gray, TN1,8852421,0911,333
Walnut Hill, TN2,3752471,1141,361
Hunter, TN1,7572501,1291,379
Unicoi, TN3,6182791,2581,538
Pine Crest, TN2,1553031,3641,667
Jonesborough, TN5,1381871,4801,667
Blountville, TN2,4123031,3681,671
Watauga, TN3608143,6694,482

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Watauga is 58% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.28 daily crimes that occur in Watauga.
  • Watauga is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Watauga you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Watauga has decreased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Watauga

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Watauga is 1 in 123
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Watauga is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Watauga is 1 in 23

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

Watauga police department

ItemWataugaTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)111,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.63.3
There are a total of 1 Watauga police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.1% less than the Tennessee average and 33.3% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Brookville, KS3605243,7204,244
Berkey, OH3602241,9272,151
Chamois, MO3608184,4135,232
Basalt, ID3603222,4392,761
Benton Ridge, OH3603603,0943,454
Watauga, TN3608143,6694,482
Source: The Watauga, 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.