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Total crime 27%
Violent crime 30%
Property crime 27%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsScottsboro/100k peopleNashville/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35,1783,284 (estimate)5,1243,4492,580
Murder91n/a13.37.45.0
Rape480n/a69.941.742.6
Robbery2,116n/a308.2106.286.2
Assault4,954n/a721.6468.5246.8
Violent crime7,641495 (estimate)1,113624381
Burglary3,627n/a528.3489.4376.0
Theft20,828n/a3,034.02,034.11,594.6
Vehicle theft3,082n/a448.9301.9228.9
Property crime27,5372,789 (estimate)4,0112,8252,200

Key findings

  • Scottsboro crime rates are 27% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Scottsboro are 30% higher than the national average
  • In Scottsboro you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Scottsboro is safer than 78% of the cities in Tennessee
  • Year over year crime in Nashville has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Scottsboro (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Scottsboro

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Scottsboro is 1 in 203
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Scottsboro is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Scottsboro is 1 in 31

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

      Nashville police department

      ItemScottsboroNashvilleTennessee
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,63711,551
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.6

      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
      Kingston Springs, TN2,77107272
      Coopertown, TN4,35722527549
      Ridgetop, TN2,18297483579
      Belle Meade, TN2,70434857891
      Forest Hills, TN4,999162734896
      Oak Hill, TN4,686162734896
      Brentwood, TN40,873809261,007
      Nashville, TN643,7711,1134,0115,124

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Memphis, TN655,8571,9436,4068,349
      Boston, MA658,2796222,0162,639
      Washington, DC659,0099414,2705,211
      Denver, CO663,3037303,6724,402
      Baltimore, MD621,0001,8334,4956,329
      Nashville, TN643,7711,1134,0115,124
      Source: The Scottsboro, Nashville, TN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.