Reported Annual Crime In Cleveland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCleveland/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,905n/a (estimate)6,4883,5922,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCleveland/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.27.85.3
Rape27n/a60.343.741.7
Robbery53n/a118.4117.198.0
Assault309n/a690.1482.9248.9
Violent crime390n/a (estimate)871652383
Burglary369n/a824.1576.5430.4
Theft1,921n/a4,290.02,088.31,694.4
Vehicle theft225n/a502.5275.8237.4
Property crime2,515n/a (estimate)5,6172,9412,362
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Cleveland, TN. The total number of reported crimes in Cleveland, TN is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Cleveland, TN crime rate is 81% higher than the Tennessee average and is 136% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Cleveland, TN has a violent crime rate that is 34% higher than the Tennessee average and 127% higher than the national average. For property crime, Cleveland, TN is 91% higher than the Tennessee average and 138% higher than the national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cleveland is 136% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.77 daily crimes that occur in Cleveland.
  • Cleveland is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cleveland you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cleveland has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Cleveland (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Cleveland, TN is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Tennessee and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Cleveland, TN are 1.81 times more than the Tennessee average and 2.36 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Cleveland, TN are 1.34 times more than than Tennessee and 2.27 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Cleveland, TN are 1.91 times more than than Tennessee and 2.38 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Cleveland (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Cleveland, TN compared to every other city in Tennessee as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Cleveland, TN ranks safer than 6% of every city located within Tennessee along with 3% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Tennessee and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Cleveland, TN. As a result, Cleveland, TN is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cleveland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cleveland is 1 in 115
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cleveland is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cleveland is 1 in 16
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Cleveland, TN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Cleveland, TN you have a 1 in 115 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cleveland, TN.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Cleveland, 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 Cleveland, TN has increased by 3%, while the property crime rate in Cleveland, TN has decreased by 7% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Cleveland, TN has decreased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Cleveland police department

ItemClevelandTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9511,551558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.63.3
There are a total of 95 Cleveland police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.9% less than the Tennessee average and 30.5% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Calhoun, TN6180402402
Charleston, TN8880442442
Hopewell, TN1,777181814995
Apison, TN2,5402129551,167
Sale Creek, TN2,4522551,1521,407
Collegedale, TN10,438501,6581,708
East Cleveland, TN1,8333631,6392,003
Cleveland, TN43,2768715,6176,488

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
DeKalb, IL43,2694393,0743,513
Freeport, NY43,2174011,7022,103
West Babylon, NY43,3593521,4941,846
Annandale, VA43,1581341,1551,288
Bothell, WA43,1531082,7782,886
Cleveland, TN43,2768715,6176,488
Source: The Cleveland, 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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