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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 97%
Property crime 66%
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 peopleSignal Mountain/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime58n/a (estimate)6713,1662,346
Murder0n/a0.09.66.5
Rape0n/a0.038.938.4
Robbery0n/a0.081.073.9
Assault1n/a11.6543.2279.7
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)12673388
Burglary4n/a46.3384.5314.2
Theft44n/a509.01,802.01,398.0
Vehicle theft9n/a104.1306.4246.0
Property crime57n/a (estimate)6592,4931,958

Key findings

  • Signal Mountain crime rates are 71% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Signal Mountain are 97% lower than the national average
  • In Signal Mountain you have a 1 in 150 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Signal Mountain is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Signal Mountain has increased by 34%

Signal Mountain crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Signal Mountain (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Signal Mountain, per 100,000 residents. In Signal Mountain, the total number of daily crimes is 4.72 times less than the Tennessee average and 3.50 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Signal Mountain are 58.15 times less than the Tennessee average and 33.52 times less than the national average. For property crime, Signal Mountain has a daily crime rate that is 3.78 times less than the Tennessee average and 2.97 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Signal Mountain (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Signal Mountain to every other city in Tennessee, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Signal Mountain safe? The gauges above illustrate that Signal Mountain is safer than 90% of every city located within Tennessee along with 89% 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. As a result, Signal Mountain, TN is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Signal Mountain

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Signal Mountain is 1 in 8645
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Signal Mountain is 1 in 152
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Signal Mountain is 1 in 150
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Signal Mountain? In Signal Mountain, TN you have a 1 in 8645 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 152 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 150 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Signal Mountain.

      Year Over Year Crime In Signal Mountain (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Signal Mountain 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 Signal Mountain has decreased by 74%, while the property crime rate in Signal Mountain has increased by 45% year over year. The number of total crimes in Signal Mountain has increased by 34% year over year.

      Signal Mountain police department

      ItemSignal MountainTennesseeNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1711,551558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.63.3
      There are a total of 17 Signal Mountain police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.4% less than the Tennessee average and 32.3% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lookout Mountain, GA1,754000
      Walden, TN1,90794350444
      Fairmount, TN3,197128475603
      Lakesite, TN1,911177654831
      Lookout Mountain, TN1,9300899899
      Falling Water, TN1,198194720915
      Mowbray Mountain, TN1,639209775985
      Signal Mountain, TN8,50012659671

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Live Oak city, CA8,5015922,8653,457
      Palm Beach, FL8,501341,4401,473
      Itasca, IL8,502801,0871,166
      Jerseyville, IL8,5024021,7792,181
      Winchester, TN8,5044873,2013,688
      Signal Mountain, TN8,50012659671
      Source: The Signal Mountain, 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.