The Charleston crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Charleston as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Charleston crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
Did you know?
The overall crime rate in Charleston is 84% lower than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 1.21 daily crimes that occur in Charleston.
Charleston is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States.
In Charleston you have a 1 in 226 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Charleston has decreased by 25%.
The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Charleston is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Charleston is 1 in 226
The chance of being a victim of crime in Charleston is 1 in 226
Year Over Year Crime In Charleston (per 100,000 people)
Charleston police department
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents
There are a total of 3 Charleston police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.5% greater than the Tennessee average and 39.2% greater than the National average.
Sex offenders in Tennessee
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.
Source: The Charleston, 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.