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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 13%
Property crime 16%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMemphis/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,988 (estimate)2,6672,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a260.8246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)431 (estimate)385381
Burglaryn/an/an/a337.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a193.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,557 (estimate)2,2822,200

Key findings

  • Memphis crime rates are 16% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Memphis are 13% higher than the national average
  • In Memphis you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Memphis is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Memphis has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Memphis (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Memphis

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Memphis is 1 in 232
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Memphis is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Memphis is 1 in 34

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

      Memphis police department

      ItemMemphisFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Anna Maria, FL1,12854320374
      Tierra Verde, FL3,46973435508
      Longboat Key, FL7,15827735762
      The Meadows, FL4,100122726848
      Whitfield, FL3,3621498851,035
      Holmes Beach, FL4,119691,0641,133
      Cortez, FL4,0041761,0411,217
      Memphis, FL7,8784312,5572,988

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Creston, IA7,8771662,1082,274
      Cleveland, TX7,8794654,2474,712
      Ellsworth, ME7,879752,2732,348
      Floris, VA7,87670585655
      Perry, IA7,8762043,1573,361
      Memphis, FL7,8784312,5572,988
      Source: The Memphis, FL 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.