Reported Annual Crime In Cookeville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCookeville/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,783n/a (estimate)5,4263,5922,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCookeville/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a9.17.85.3
Rape18n/a54.843.741.7
Robbery14n/a42.6117.198.0
Assault94n/a286.1482.9248.9
Violent crime129n/a (estimate)393652383
Burglary301n/a916.0576.5430.4
Theft1,218n/a3,706.62,088.31,694.4
Vehicle theft135n/a410.8275.8237.4
Property crime1,654n/a (estimate)5,0332,9412,362
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Cookeville, TN. All reported Cookeville, TN crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Cookeville, TN overall crime rate is 51% higher than in comparison to the Tennessee average; and is also 98% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Cookeville, TN, the rate is 40% lower than compared to the Tennessee average, and 3% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Cookeville, TN comes in at 71% higher than to the average seen in Tennessee, and 113% higher than the overall national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cookeville is 98% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.87 daily crimes that occur in Cookeville.
  • Cookeville is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cookeville you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cookeville has increased by 24%.

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Daily Crime In Cookeville (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Cookeville, TN on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Tennessee. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Cookeville, TN (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Tennessee state wide, are 1.51 times more than the state average and 1.98 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Cookeville, TN on a daily bases are 1.66 times less than than Tennessee average and 1.03 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Cookeville, TN are 1.71 times more than the daily state average and 2.13 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Cookeville (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Cookeville, TN area in comparison to other Tennessee communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Cookeville, TN being safer than 26% of cities in Tennessee and 14% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Tennessee cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Cookeville, TN. In conclusion, Cookeville, TN now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cookeville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cookeville is 1 in 255
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cookeville is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cookeville is 1 in 19
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Cookeville, TN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Cookeville, TN you have a 1 in 255 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 20 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cookeville, TN.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Cookeville, 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 Cookeville, TN has decreased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Cookeville, TN has increased by 29% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Cookeville, TN has increased by 24% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Cookeville police department

ItemCookevilleTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9311,551558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.03.63.3
There are a total of 93 Cookeville police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16% less than the Tennessee average and 7.6% 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
Dodson Branch, TN1,2343071,3851,692
Gainesboro, TN83601,6951,695
Monterey, TN2,8805931,9882,581
Algood, TN3,7321852,9843,169
Baxter, TN1,4793543,1143,468
Sparta, TN5,0631576,0186,175
Cookeville, TN32,2563935,0335,426

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Massillon, OH32,2683933,1883,581
Alabaster, AL32,2692231,5851,807
Valparaiso, IN32,2711441,5121,656
Bethel Park, PA32,22272917989
Farmers Branch, TX32,2111582,1832,341
Cookeville, TN32,2563935,0335,426
Source: The Cookeville, 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.
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