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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 18%
Property crime 44%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGoodlettsville/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime570n/a (estimate)3,3583,2482,489
Murder0n/a0.07.35.0
Rape3n/a17.741.242.6
Robbery16n/a94.390.181.6
Assault34n/a200.3456.7250.2
Violent crime53n/a (estimate)312595379
Burglary39n/a229.7437.4340.5
Theft422n/a2,485.91,934.41,549.5
Vehicle theft56n/a329.9280.9219.9
Property crime517n/a (estimate)3,0452,6532,110

Key findings

  • Goodlettsville crime rates are 35% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Goodlettsville are 18% lower than the national average
  • In Goodlettsville you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Goodlettsville is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Goodlettsville has decreased by 7%

Goodlettsville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Goodlettsville (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Goodlettsville for every 100,000 residents. The Goodlettsville total amount of daily crime is 1.03 times more than the Tennessee average and 1.35 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Goodlettsville, is 1.91 times less than the Tennessee average, and it is 1.22 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Goodlettsville has a daily crime average that is 1.15 times more than the Tennessee average and 1.44 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Goodlettsville (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Goodlettsville, Tennessee compared to other areas of Tennessee, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Goodlettsville safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Goodlettsville is safer than 38% of Tennessee cities, and 26% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Tennessee, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Goodlettsville. At this time, Goodlettsville sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Goodlettsville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Goodlettsville is 1 in 321
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Goodlettsville is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Goodlettsville is 1 in 30
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Goodlettsville, Tennessee? If you reside in Goodlettsville, then there is a 1 in 321 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 33. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 30 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Goodlettsville.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Goodlettsville is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Goodlettsville has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 32% in Goodlettsville, while property crimes in Goodlettsville have decreased by 3%. Total crime has decreased by 7% year over year.

      Goodlettsville police department

      ItemGoodlettsvilleTennesseeNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5011,551558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.13.63.3
      There are a total of 50 Goodlettsville police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.3% less than the Tennessee average and 5.7% 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
      Ridgetop, TN2,1824896144
      Cross Plains, TN1,7760274274
      Shackle Island, TN3,290113505619
      Rural Hill, TN1,737132589721
      Coopertown, TN4,357879591,046
      Greenbrier, TN6,6843348281,162
      Hendersonville, TN55,0731711,1171,288
      Goodlettsville, TN16,8483123,0453,358

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oak Grove, OR16,8482662,5602,826
      Forney, TX16,8421261,1901,316
      Pendleton, OR16,8613222,8763,197
      Norwalk, OH16,862891,5501,639
      Dyersburg, TN16,8671,1045,5526,656
      Goodlettsville, TN16,8483123,0453,358
      Source: The Goodlettsville, TN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.