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Total crime 158%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 177%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRockwood/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime327n/a (estimate)6,0443,1662,346
Murder0n/a0.09.66.5
Rape3n/a55.538.938.4
Robbery0n/a0.081.073.9
Assault31n/a573.0543.2279.7
Violent crime34n/a (estimate)628673388
Burglary43n/a794.8384.5314.2
Theft235n/a4,343.81,802.01,398.0
Vehicle theft15n/a277.3306.4246.0
Property crime293n/a (estimate)5,4162,4931,958

Key findings

  • Rockwood crime rates are 158% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rockwood are 62% higher than the national average
  • In Rockwood you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rockwood is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rockwood has not changed

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

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      Daily Crime In Rockwood (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Rockwood, Tennessee is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Rockwood are 1.91 times more than the Tennessee average and 2.58 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Rockwood are 1.07 times less than than Tennessee and 1.62 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Rockwood are 2.17 times more than than Tennessee and 2.77 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Rockwood (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Tennessee and all other cities across the US, is Rockwood safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Rockwood is safer than 12% of other cities in the state of Tennessee. In addition, Rockwood is safer than 6% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Tennessee and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Rockwood. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Rockwood is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rockwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rockwood is 1 in 160
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rockwood is 1 in 19
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rockwood is 1 in 17
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Rockwood? In Rockwood, TN you have a 1 in 160 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 19 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rockwood.

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

      A good indicator of whether Rockwood is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Rockwood has increased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Rockwood has decreased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Rockwood has not changed year over year.

      Rockwood police department

      ItemRockwoodTennesseeNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1611,551558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.93.63.3
      There are a total of 16 Rockwood police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.7% less than the Tennessee average and 11.7% less than the National average.

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kingston, TN5,84150634684
      Coalfield, TN2,6713021,1181,420
      Midtown, TN1,5393151,1671,482
      Fairfield Glade, TN8,4624241,5711,995
      Spring City, TN2,5124322,1082,541
      Harriman, TN6,2234912,7993,290
      Crab Orchard, TN7589143,3864,301
      Rockwood, TN5,4436285,4166,044

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      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Big Flats, NY5,4463701,4351,805
      Old Bethpage, NY5,439118459577
      Willard, MO5,4471251,3181,442
      Litchfield Park, AZ5,449172790962
      West Bountiful, UT5,4361192,3892,508
      Rockwood, TN5,4436285,4166,044
      Source: The Rockwood, TN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.