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Total crime 14%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 13%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarthage/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime47n/a (estimate)2,0063,1662,346
Murder0n/a0.09.66.5
Rape0n/a0.038.938.4
Robbery1n/a42.781.073.9
Assault6n/a256.1543.2279.7
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)299673388
Burglary5n/a213.4384.5314.2
Theft34n/a1,451.11,802.01,398.0
Vehicle theft1n/a42.7306.4246.0
Property crime40n/a (estimate)1,7072,4931,958

Key findings

  • Carthage crime rates are 14% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Carthage are 23% lower than the national average
  • In Carthage you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Carthage is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Carthage has decreased by 17%

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      Daily Crime In Carthage (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carthage

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carthage is 1 in 335
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carthage is 1 in 59
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Carthage is 1 in 50

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

      Carthage police department

      ItemCarthageTennesseeNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1111,551558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.73.63.3
      There are a total of 11 Carthage police officers. This results in 4.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.4% greater than the Tennessee average and 45.6% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Tennessee

      StateTotal offendersTennessee /100KNational /100K
      Tennessee24,578412266
      There are a total of 24,578 sex offenders in Tennessee. This yields a total of 412 sex offenders in Tennessee per 100,000 residents which is 55% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Watertown, TN1,412000
      Gordonsville, TN1,5340881881
      Alexandria, TN1,1063936881,082
      South Carthage, TN1,3383551,0651,420
      Hartsville (Trousdale County) , TN7,9706552,4273,082
      Carthage, TN2,1862991,7072,006

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Haven, MO2,1864351,6912,126
      Eastpoint, FL2,1851999151,113
      Lake Butler city, FL2,1852231,0271,250
      Sac City, IA2,185971,7021,800
      Hughesville, MD2,187107431538
      Carthage, TN2,1862991,7072,006
      Source: The Carthage, TN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.