Reported Annual Crime In Murfreesboro

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 peopleMurfreesboro/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,074n/a (estimate)3,7283,5922,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMurfreesboro/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a2.27.85.3
Rape89n/a65.443.741.7
Robbery144n/a105.8117.198.0
Assault499n/a366.6482.9248.9
Violent crime735n/a (estimate)540652383
Burglary522n/a383.5576.5430.4
Theft3,548n/a2,606.92,088.31,694.4
Vehicle theft269n/a197.6275.8237.4
Property crime4,339n/a (estimate)3,1882,9412,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Murfreesboro, TN. These figures on reported criminal activity in Murfreesboro, TN, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Murfreesboro, TN is 4% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Tennessee, and when compared with the national average, is 36% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Murfreesboro, TN has 17% lower than violent crime rate than Tennessee average, while remaining 41% higher than the national average. In property crime, Murfreesboro, TN is 8% higher than the average of Tennessee and is 35% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Murfreesboro is 36% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.21 daily crimes that occur in Murfreesboro.
  • Murfreesboro is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Murfreesboro you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Murfreesboro has decreased by 2%.

Compare Murfreesboro, TN Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Murfreesboro (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Murfreesboro, TN on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Tennessee. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Murfreesboro, TN (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Tennessee state wide, are 1.04 times more than the state average and 1.36 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Murfreesboro, TN on a daily bases are 1.21 times less than than Tennessee average and 1.41 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Murfreesboro, TN are 1.08 times more than the daily state average and 1.35 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Murfreesboro (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Murfreesboro, TN compared to other areas of Tennessee, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Murfreesboro, TN safer than 30% when compared to other Tennessee cities, and 16% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Tennessee, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Murfreesboro, TN. At this time, Murfreesboro, TN sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Murfreesboro

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Murfreesboro is 1 in 186
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Murfreesboro is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Murfreesboro is 1 in 27
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Murfreesboro, TN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Murfreesboro, TN you have a 1 in 186 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Murfreesboro, TN.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Murfreesboro, TN is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Murfreesboro, TN has decreased by 1% and the rate of property crime in Murfreesboro, TN has decreased by 2%. The total crime rate in Murfreesboro, TN has decreased by 2% year to year.

Murfreesboro police department

ItemMurfreesboroTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)27311,551558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.63.3
There are a total of 273 Murfreesboro police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32% less than the Tennessee average and 25.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Tennessee

StateTotal offendersTennessee /100KNational /100K
Tennessee20,539344222
There are a total of 20,539 sex offenders in Tennessee. This yields a total of 344 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
Eagleville, TN726148148297
Christiana, TN2,6272371,0671,303
Nolensville, TN6,7241271,2681,394
Rockvale, TN8224462,0142,460
Smyrna, TN45,3693472,8893,236
Walterhill, TN3555882,6543,243
La Vergne, TN34,4517953,5884,383
Murfreesboro, TN122,0075403,1883,728

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Abilene, TX122,6125172,3302,847
Victorville, CA121,3206992,6913,391
Santa Clara, CA122,7251682,8373,005
Athens, GA120,8134163,1463,562
Evansville, IN120,1566915,0095,700
Murfreesboro, TN122,0075403,1883,728
Source: The Murfreesboro, TN 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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