Reported Annual Crime In Bolivar

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBolivar/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime208n/a (estimate)4,1063,5922,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBolivar/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Violent crime69n/a (estimate)1,362652394
Vehicle theft18n/a355.3275.8237.4
Property crime139n/a (estimate)2,7442,9412,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Bolivar, TN for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Bolivar, TN is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Bolivar, TN crime rates are 14% higher than in comparison to the Tennessee mean and are 49% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Bolivar, TN has a rate that is 109% higher than the Tennessee average; compared to the United States, it is 246% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Bolivar, TN is 7% lower than its state's mean, and 16% higher than the country's average.
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The Bolivar crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bolivar as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Bolivar crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bolivar is 49% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.25 daily crimes that occur in Bolivar.
  • Bolivar is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bolivar you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bolivar has decreased by 20%.

Compare Bolivar, TN Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bolivar (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Bolivar, TN for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Tennessee as well as those across America as a whole. The Bolivar, TN total amount of daily offenses is 1.14 times more than the Tennessee average and 1.49 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Bolivar, TN is 2.09 times more than the Tennessee average, and it is 3.46 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Bolivar, TN has a daily crime figure that is 1.07 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.16 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Bolivar (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Bolivar, TN in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Tennessee as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Bolivar, TN to other cities in the state and across the country, Bolivar, TN is 12% safer than other cities of Tennessee and 6% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Tennessee cities and all around the United States, Bolivar, TN has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Bolivar, TN crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bolivar

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bolivar is 1 in 74
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bolivar is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bolivar is 1 in 25
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Bolivar, TN? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Bolivar, TN, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 74. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 37 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Bolivar, TN is 1 in 25.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Bolivar, 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 Bolivar, TN has increased by 31%, while the property crime rate in Bolivar, TN has decreased by 33% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Bolivar, TN has decreased by 20% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Bolivar police department

Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2111,551558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.93.63.3
There are a total of 21 Bolivar police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.3% greater than the Tennessee average and 20.2% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Tennessee

StateTotal offendersTennessee /100KNational /100K
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
Whiteville, TN4,560179513692
Toone, TN3661,1942991,493
Middleton, TN5634681,7162,184
Grand Junction, TN31902,9092,909
Silerton, TN917923,5734,365
Medon, TN2008643,8974,761
Hornsby, TN2719234,1655,088
Bolivar, TN5,1541,3622,7444,106

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Creswell, OR5,1542732,8923,166
Hendron, KY5,1551291,2121,341
Sugarcreek, PA5,155991,0731,172
Floral City, FL5,1524162,5632,979
Olyphant, PA5,15620335355
Bolivar, TN5,1541,3622,7444,106
Source: The Bolivar, TN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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