Total crime 207%
Violent crime 335%
Property crime 184%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsRaleigh/100k peopleMemphis/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime52,2277,643 (estimate)8,0303,2482,489
Violent crime12,3671,650 (estimate)1,901595379
Vehicle theft4,046n/a622.1280.9219.9
Property crime39,8605,993 (estimate)6,1282,6532,110

Key findings

  • Raleigh crime rates are 207% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Raleigh are 335% higher than the national average
  • In Raleigh you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Raleigh is safer than 25% of the cities in Tennessee
  • Year over year crime in Memphis has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Raleigh (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Raleigh

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Raleigh is 1 in 61
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Raleigh is 1 in 17
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Raleigh is 1 in 14

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

      Memphis police department

      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,82611,551
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.33.6

      Sex offenders in Tennessee

      StateTotal offendersTennessee /100KNational /100K
      There are a total of 24,578 sex offenders in Tennessee. This yields a total of 412 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
      Atoka, TN8,917126705831
      Lakeland, TN12,5412271,0111,237
      Germantown, TN39,213921,2571,349
      Collierville, TN48,0052321,3421,574
      Bartlett, TN58,3183151,7552,070
      Arlington, TN11,5993951,7632,158
      Southaven, MS51,8161653,1913,356
      Memphis, TN655,8571,9016,1288,030

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Boston, MA658,2796222,0162,639
      Washington, DC659,0099774,2465,223
      Denver, CO663,3037493,7444,492
      Nashville, TN643,7711,0734,0415,114
      Seattle, WA668,8495854,4965,081
      Memphis, TN655,8571,9016,1288,030
      Source: The Raleigh, Memphis, TN 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.