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Total crime 229%
Violent crime 353%
Property crime 206%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsSouthside/100k peopleNashville/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35,1538,183 (estimate)5,1143,2482,489
Murder83n/a12.17.35.0
Rape438n/a63.741.242.6
Robbery1,978n/a287.890.181.6
Assault4,877n/a709.5456.7250.2
Violent crime7,3761,717 (estimate)1,073595379
Burglary3,374n/a490.9437.4340.5
Theft21,655n/a3,150.51,934.41,549.5
Vehicle theft2,748n/a399.8280.9219.9
Property crime27,7776,466 (estimate)4,0412,6532,110

Key findings

  • Southside crime rates are 229% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Southside are 353% higher than the national average
  • In Southside you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Southside is safer than 18% of the cities in Tennessee
  • Year over year crime in Nashville has not changed

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

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      Daily Crime In Southside (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Southside

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Southside is 1 in 59
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Southside is 1 in 16
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Southside is 1 in 13

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

      Nashville police department

      ItemSouthsideNashvilleTennessee
      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
      Rural Hill, TN1,737132589721
      Oak Hill, TN4,686155689844
      Forest Hills, TN4,999155689844
      Brentwood, TN40,87388865953
      Belle Meade, TN2,70435938973
      Nolensville, TN6,7241699911,159
      Hendersonville, TN55,0731711,1171,288
      Nashville, TN643,7711,0734,0415,114

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Memphis, TN655,8571,9016,1288,030
      Boston, MA658,2796222,0162,639
      Washington, DC659,0099774,2465,223
      Denver, CO663,3037493,7444,492
      Baltimore, MD621,0001,8594,3116,170
      Nashville, TN643,7711,0734,0415,114
      Source: The Southside, 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.