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Reported Annual Crime In South Knoxville

StatisticReportedincidentsSouth Knoxville/100k peopleKnoxville/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime11,9968,211 (estimate)6,4293,4872,837
StatisticReportedincidentsSouth Knoxville/100k peopleKnoxville/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder18n/a9.67.35.3
Rape157n/a84.140.840.4
Robbery404n/a216.5117.5102.8
Assault1,093n/a585.8467.3248.5
Violent crime1,6721,144 (estimate)896633386
Burglary1,840n/a986.2606.1468.9
Theft7,620n/a4,084.02,020.71,745.0
Vehicle theft864n/a463.1227.3236.9
Property crime10,3247,066 (estimate)5,5332,8542,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Knoxville is 189% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 22.5 daily crimes that occur in South Knoxville.
  • South Knoxville is safer than 16% of the cities in the Tennessee.
  • In South Knoxville you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Knoxville has decreased by 7%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Knoxville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Knoxville is 1 in 88
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Knoxville is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Knoxville is 1 in 13

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

Knoxville police department

ItemSouth KnoxvilleKnoxvilleTennessee
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a50911,551
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.83.6

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
Blaine, TN2,0450642642
Louisville, TN4,114164741906
Wildwood, TN1,1402331,0511,284
Mascot, TN2,7173041,3701,674
Maryville, TN28,1511922,3732,564
Eagleton Village, TN4,9025042,2712,774
Walland, TN2285252,3652,890
Knoxville, TN183,9278965,5336,429

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Overland Park, KS183,7751991,4821,681
Worcester, MA183,6778902,9033,792
Grand Prairie, TX185,6313092,3792,688
Brownsville, TX182,1102413,2483,490
Newport News, VA181,6064673,0713,538
Knoxville, TN183,9278965,5336,429
Source: The South Knoxville, Knoxville, 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.