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Total crime 14%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 14%
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 peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,828 (estimate)2,5242,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.581.6
Assaultn/an/an/a258.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)424 (estimate)378379
Burglaryn/an/an/a295.2340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a181.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,404 (estimate)2,1462,110

Key findings

  • Memphis crime rates are 14% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Memphis are 12% higher than the national average
  • In Memphis you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Memphis is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Memphis has decreased by 5%

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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 237
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Memphis is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Memphis is 1 in 36

      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, FL1,12853301354
      Tierra Verde, FL3,46972409481
      Longboat Key, FL7,1580800800
      The Meadows, FL4,100120682803
      Holmes Beach, FL4,1190964964
      Whitfield, FL3,362147833979
      Cortez, FL4,0041729791,152
      Memphis, FL7,8784242,4042,828

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ellsworth, ME7,879742,1512,226
      Cleveland, TX7,8795925,8436,434
      Creston, IA7,8773342,1072,441
      Perry, IA7,8762701,2261,496
      Floris, VA7,87673576649
      Memphis, FL7,8784242,4042,828
      Source: The Memphis, FL 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.