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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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMemphis/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)n/a (estimate)3,1852,489
Murdern/an/an/a7.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a42.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a80.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a381.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)n/a (estimate)511379
Burglaryn/an/an/a531.9340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,886.11,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a256.5219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)n/a (estimate)2,6742,110

Key findings

  • Memphis crime rates are equal to the national average
  • Violent crimes in Memphis are equal to the national average
  • In Memphis you have a chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Memphis is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Memphis has not changed

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

      Memphis police department

      ItemMemphisAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

      Sex offenders in Alabama

      StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
      Alabama10,698231266
      There are a total of 10,698 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 231 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Aliceville, AL3,2183891,0371,425
      Macon, MS2,6401541,3181,472
      Carrollton, AL1,0824161,3531,769
      Pickensville, AL8277684,0204,788
      Memphis, AL47n/an/an/a

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ihlen, MN473463,0503,396
      Tightwad, MO476663,5524,218
      Richfield, KS475483,0873,635
      Speed, KS475863,2983,884
      Igiugig, AK471,1433,8374,979
      Memphis, AL47n/an/an/a
      Source: The Memphis, AL 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.