Reported Annual Crime In Oak Ridge

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Ridge/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime924n/a (estimate)3,1483,5922,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Ridge/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a10.27.85.3
Rape14n/a47.743.741.7
Robbery13n/a44.3117.198.0
Assault125n/a425.8482.9248.9
Violent crime155n/a (estimate)528652383
Burglary144n/a490.5576.5430.4
Theft560n/a1,907.72,088.31,694.4
Vehicle theft65n/a221.4275.8237.4
Property crime769n/a (estimate)2,6202,9412,362
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Oak Ridge, TN. The total number of reported crimes in Oak Ridge, TN is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Oak Ridge, TN crime rate is 12% lower than the Tennessee average and is 15% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Oak Ridge, TN has a violent crime rate that is 19% lower than the Tennessee average and 38% higher than the national average. For property crime, Oak Ridge, TN is 11% lower than the Tennessee average and 11% higher than the national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oak Ridge is 15% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.62 daily crimes that occur in Oak Ridge.
  • Oak Ridge is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oak Ridge you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oak Ridge has increased by 13076%.

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Daily Crime In Oak Ridge (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Oak Ridge, TN is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Tennessee and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Oak Ridge, TN are 1.14 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.15 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Oak Ridge, TN are 1.23 times less than than Tennessee and 1.38 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Oak Ridge, TN are 1.12 times less than than Tennessee and 1.11 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Oak Ridge (higher is better)

How safe is Oak Ridge, TN compared to other cities in Tennessee and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Oak Ridge, TN is safer than 23% of the cities in Tennessee and 13% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Tennessee and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Oak Ridge, TN. Overall, Oak Ridge, TN is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oak Ridge

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oak Ridge is 1 in 190
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oak Ridge is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oak Ridge is 1 in 32
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Oak Ridge, TN? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Oak Ridge, TN, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 190. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 39 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Oak Ridge, TN is 1 in 32.

Year Over Year Crime In Oak Ridge (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Oak Ridge, 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 Oak Ridge, TN has increased by 7443%, while the property crime rate in Oak Ridge, TN has increased by 15312% year over year. The number of total crimes in Oak Ridge, TN has increased by 13017% year over year.

Oak Ridge police department

ItemOak RidgeTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7511,551558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.63.3
There are a total of 75 Oak Ridge police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.1% less than the Tennessee average and 22.1% 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
Louisville, TN4,114169764933
Norris, TN1,69001,2771,277
Farragut, TN21,6902741,2351,509
Coalfield, TN2,6712921,3191,612
Kingston, TN5,8412231,4941,717
Lake City, TN1,8483481,5691,916
Oliver Springs, TN4,1102153,2263,441
Oak Ridge, TN29,2855282,6203,148

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Nicholasville, KY29,2491983,1483,346
Fleming Island, FL29,2472781,7091,987
Lake Magdalene, FL29,2333362,0662,401
East Palo Alto, CA29,3534181,5571,974
Southgate, MI29,3552802,6752,954
Oak Ridge, TN29,2855282,6203,148
Source: The Oak Ridge, 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.
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