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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 31%
Property crime 14%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Pleasant/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime108n/a (estimate)2,1893,1662,346
Murder0n/a0.09.66.5
Rape2n/a40.538.938.4
Robbery2n/a40.581.073.9
Assault21n/a425.6543.2279.7
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)507673388
Burglary13n/a263.5384.5314.2
Theft56n/a1,135.01,802.01,398.0
Vehicle theft14n/a283.7306.4246.0
Property crime83n/a (estimate)1,6822,4931,958

Key findings

  • Mount Pleasant crime rates are 7% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mount Pleasant are 31% higher than the national average
  • In Mount Pleasant you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mount Pleasant is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mount Pleasant has increased by 104%

Mount Pleasant crime map

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The Mount Pleasant crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Mount Pleasant as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Mount Pleasant crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Mount Pleasant (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Mount Pleasant on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Tennessee and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Mount Pleasant (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Tennessee, are 1.45 times less than the state average and 1.07 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Mount Pleasant on a daily basis are 1.33 times less than than Tennessee average and 1.31 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Mount Pleasant are 1.48 times less than the daily state average and 1.16 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Mount Pleasant (higher is better)

      Is Mount Pleasant safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Tennessee as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Mount Pleasant to other cities in the state and across the country, Mount Pleasant is 31% safer than other cities of Tennessee and 23% safer than other cities in the nation. Mount Pleasant has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Pleasant

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Pleasant is 1 in 198
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Pleasant is 1 in 60
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Pleasant is 1 in 46
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Mount Pleasant? If you reside in Mount Pleasant, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 198. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 60 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Mount Pleasant, is 1 in 46.

      Year Over Year Crime In Mount Pleasant (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Mount Pleasant is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Mount Pleasant has increased by 213% and the rate of property crime in Mount Pleasant has increased by 84%. The total crime rate in Mount Pleasant has increased by 104% year to year.

      Mount Pleasant police department

      ItemMount PleasantTennesseeNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1911,551558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.13.63.3
      There are a total of 19 Mount Pleasant police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.8% greater than the Tennessee average and 26.2% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Tennessee

      StateTotal offendersTennessee /100KNational /100K
      Tennessee24,578412266
      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
      Ethridge, TN5944106151,025
      Columbia, TN36,1307393,1433,882
      Summertown, TN6438603,1854,044
      Lynnville, TN3189293,4424,371
      Mount Pleasant, TN4,7155071,6822,189

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rosemont, IL4,71587912,31113,190
      Flourtown, PA4,715101427528
      East Quogue, NY4,714106412518
      Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,716115556670
      New Roads, LA4,7164391,9802,419
      Mount Pleasant, TN4,7155071,6822,189
      Source: The Mount Pleasant, TN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.