Annual Crime In South Cleveland (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Cleveland/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,345 (estimate)3,4492,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Cleveland/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a41.742.6
Robberyn/an/an/a106.286.2
Assaultn/an/an/a468.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)605 (estimate)624381
Burglaryn/an/an/a489.4376.0
Theftn/an/an/a2,034.11,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a301.9228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,740 (estimate)2,8252,200

Key findings

  • South Cleveland crime rates are 30% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Cleveland are 59% higher than the national average
  • In South Cleveland you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Cleveland is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in South Cleveland has decreased by 1%

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Compare South Cleveland, TN Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In South Cleveland (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is South Cleveland (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Cleveland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Cleveland is 1 in 166
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Cleveland is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Cleveland is 1 in 30

      Year Over Year Crime In South Cleveland (per 100,000 people)

      South Cleveland police department

      ItemSouth ClevelandTennesseeNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,551558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      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
      Calhoun, TN618203203407
      Charleston, TN888292292583
      Lakesite, TN1,911164741905
      Hopewell, TN1,777173782955
      Apison, TN2,5402039181,120
      Varnell, GA1,8161311,0321,163
      Collegedale, TN10,438411,4851,526
      South Cleveland, TN7,4146052,7403,345

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Crystal City, TX7,414124811934
      Kennedale, TX7,4131161,5491,665
      Middleborough Center, MA7,4153381,2631,601
      Cotati, CA7,4154791,3451,824
      Baywood, NY7,4153151,2971,612
      South Cleveland, TN7,4146052,7403,345
      Source: The South Cleveland, 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.