Reported Annual Crime In Nashville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNashville/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime32,090n/a (estimate)4,7993,4872,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNashville/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder81n/a12.17.35.3
Rape464n/a69.440.840.4
Robbery1,985n/a296.9117.5102.8
Assault4,841n/a724.0467.3248.5
Violent crime7,371n/a (estimate)1,102633386
Burglary4,545n/a679.7606.1468.9
Theft18,446n/a2,758.62,020.71,745.0
Vehicle theft1,728n/a258.4227.3236.9
Property crime24,719n/a (estimate)3,6972,8542,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Nashville, TN. These figures on reported criminal activity in Nashville, 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 Nashville, TN is 38% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Tennessee, and when compared with the national average, is 69% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Nashville, TN has 74% higher than violent crime rate than Tennessee average, while remaining 185% higher than the national average. In property crime, Nashville, TN is 30% higher than the average of Tennessee and is 51% higher than the national average.

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The Nashville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Nashville 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 Nashville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Nashville is 69% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.15 daily crimes that occur in Nashville.
  • Nashville is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Nashville you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Nashville has increased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Nashville (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Nashville, 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 Nashville, TN (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Tennessee state wide, are 1.38 times more than the state average and 1.69 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Nashville, TN on a daily bases are 1.74 times more than than Tennessee average and 2.85 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Nashville, TN are 1.30 times more than the daily state average and 1.51 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Nashville (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Nashville, TN compared to every other city in Tennessee as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Nashville, TN ranks safer than 10% of every city located within Tennessee along with 5% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Tennessee and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Nashville, TN. As a result, Nashville, TN is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nashville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nashville is 1 in 91
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nashville is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Nashville is 1 in 21
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Nashville, TN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Nashville, TN you have a 1 in 91 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 28 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Nashville, TN.

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

A good indicator of whether Nashville, TN is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Nashville, TN has increased by 57%, while the property crime rate in Nashville, TN has increased by 10% year over year. The number of total crimes in Nashville, TN has increased by 18% year over year.

Nashville police department

ItemNashvilleTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1,63711,551558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.63.3
There are a total of 1,637 Nashville police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.3% less than the Tennessee average and 18.9% 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
Shackle Island, TN3,290121544664
Pleasant View, TN4,25846763809
Forest Hills, TN4,999164741906
Oak Hill, TN4,686164741906
Brentwood, TN40,87358929987
Belle Meade, TN2,70401,0261,026
Nolensville, TN6,7241681,4661,633
Nashville, TN643,7711,1023,6974,799

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Memphis, TN655,8571,8205,6357,455
Boston, MA658,2797072,1502,857
Washington, DC659,0091,1324,6485,780
Denver, CO663,3036573,5904,247
Baltimore, MD621,0001,7804,7786,559
Nashville, TN643,7711,1023,6974,799
Source: The Nashville, TN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.