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Total crime 22%
Violent crime 57%
Property crime 15%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClarksville/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,598n/a (estimate)2,8533,1662,346
Murder15n/a9.39.66.5
Rape84n/a52.138.938.4
Robbery78n/a48.481.073.9
Assault806n/a500.1543.2279.7
Violent crime983n/a (estimate)610673388
Burglary441n/a273.6384.5314.2
Theft2,765n/a1,715.61,802.01,398.0
Vehicle theft409n/a253.8306.4246.0
Property crime3,615n/a (estimate)2,2432,4931,958

Key findings

  • Clarksville crime rates are 22% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clarksville are 57% higher than the national average
  • In Clarksville you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clarksville is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clarksville has decreased by 15%

Clarksville crime map

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The Clarksville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Clarksville 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 Clarksville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Clarksville (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Clarksville, TN per 100,000 people. In Clarksville, the total number of daily crimes is 1.11 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.22 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Clarksville is 1.10 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.57 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Clarksville has a daily crime rate that is 1.11 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.15 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Clarksville (higher is better)

      Is Clarksville safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Tennessee as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Clarksville to other cities in the state and across the country, Clarksville is 26% safer than other cities of Tennessee and 14% safer than other cities in the nation. Clarksville has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clarksville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clarksville is 1 in 164
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clarksville is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clarksville is 1 in 36
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Clarksville? If you reside in Clarksville, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 164. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 45 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Clarksville, is 1 in 36.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Clarksville, Tennessee (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Clarksville has increased by 5%, the amount of property crime in Clarksville has decreased by 20%, and the total amount of crime in Clarksville has decreased by 15% year over year.

      Clarksville police department

      ItemClarksvilleTennesseeNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)32711,551558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.63.3
      There are a total of 327 Clarksville police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.4% less than the Tennessee average and 26.8% less 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
      Trenton, KY433000
      Guthrie, KY1,6930426426
      Guthrie, KY1,6930429429
      Walnut Grove, TN1,0032137871,000
      Oak Grove, KY7,4875753,2203,795
      Oak Grove, KY7,4873264,2404,566
      Clarksville, TN146,2816102,2432,853

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Paterson, NJ146,8949891,4902,479
      Frisco, TX145,646869721,058
      Bridgeport, CT147,0225741,7422,316
      Torrance, CA147,3071912,0462,237
      Clarksville, TN146,2816102,2432,853
      Source: The Clarksville, 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.