Reported Annual Crime In Memphis

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMemphis/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime22n/a (estimate)1,1833,3642,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMemphis/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.09.85.3
Rape0n/a0.044.641.7
Robbery0n/a0.0103.998.0
Assault2n/a107.5372.0248.9
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)108530383
Burglary3n/a161.3492.0430.4
Theft15n/a806.52,016.01,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a107.5325.9237.4
Property crime20n/a (estimate)1,0752,8342,362

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The Memphis crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Memphis as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Memphis crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Memphis is 57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.24 daily crimes that occur in Memphis.
  • Memphis is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Memphis you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Memphis has increased by 9%.

Compare Memphis, MO Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Memphis (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Memphis (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Memphis

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Memphis is 1 in 930
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Memphis is 1 in 93
The chance of being a victim of crime in Memphis is 1 in 85

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

Memphis police department

ItemMemphisMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)312,115558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.73.3
There are a total of 3 Memphis police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.8% less than the Missouri average and 49.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Missouri

StateTotal offendersMissouri /100KNational /100K
Missouri15,122264222
There are a total of 15,122 sex offenders in Missouri. This yields a total of 264 sex offenders in Missouri per 100,000 residents which is 19% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rutledge, MO77000
Mount Sterling, IA362541,8442,098
Cantril, IA2604253,0843,509
Milton, IA6044673,3903,857
Downing, MO3038304,4385,268
Baring, MO1438354,4645,299
Granger, MO288454,5205,365
Memphis, MO1,9171081,0751,183

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Toquerville, UT1,91776880955
Glendale, MS1,9171241,1901,314
Bartonville, TX1,916117700816
Grayling, MI1,9166563,1153,770
North Liberty, IN1,9161781,0781,256
Memphis, MO1,9171081,0751,183
Source: The Memphis, MO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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