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Total crime 37%
Violent crime 80%
Property crime 30%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGermantown/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime635n/a (estimate)1,6213,4492,580
Murder0n/a0.07.45.0
Rape4n/a10.241.742.6
Robbery4n/a10.2106.286.2
Assault22n/a56.2468.5246.8
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)77624381
Burglary58n/a148.0489.4376.0
Theft513n/a1,309.42,034.11,594.6
Vehicle theft34n/a86.8301.9228.9
Property crime605n/a (estimate)1,5442,8252,200

Key findings

  • Germantown crime rates are 37% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Germantown are 80% lower than the national average
  • In Germantown you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Germantown is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Germantown has increased by 21%

Germantown crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Germantown (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Germantown, per 100,000 residents. In Germantown, the total number of daily crimes is 2.13 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.59 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Germantown are 8.15 times less than the Tennessee average and 4.97 times less than the national average. For property crime, Germantown has a daily crime rate that is 1.83 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.42 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Germantown (higher is better)

      Is Germantown 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 Germantown to other cities in the state and across the country, Germantown is 77% safer than other cities of Tennessee and 67% safer than other cities in the nation. Germantown has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Germantown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Germantown is 1 in 1306
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Germantown is 1 in 65
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Germantown is 1 in 62
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Germantown, Tennessee? If you reside in Germantown, then there is a 1 in 1306 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 65. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 62 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Germantown.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Germantown is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Germantown has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 3% in Germantown, while property crimes in Germantown have increased by 23%. Total crime has increased by 21% year over year.

      Germantown police department

      ItemGermantownTennesseeNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11211,551558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.83.63.3
      There are a total of 112 Germantown police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.7% less than the Tennessee average and 12.8% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bridgetown, MS2,04537377414
      Piperton, TN1,7033416831,024
      Byhalia, MS1,861969861,082
      Oakland, TN7,270371,0611,098
      Lakeland, TN12,5412381,0761,314
      Olive Branch, MS35,5081371,4031,539
      Rossville, TN7011121,5731,685
      Germantown, TN39,213771,5441,621

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Winter Garden, FL39,2193452,2662,611
      Kendall West, FL39,2194472,6523,099
      Woburn, MA39,2201159451,060
      Cape Girardeau, MO39,2004893,9114,399
      Greenacres, FL39,1903862,0302,417
      Germantown, TN39,213771,5441,621
      Source: The Germantown, TN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.