Reported Annual Crime In Springfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpringfield/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime674n/a (estimate)3,9953,4872,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpringfield/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.35.3
Rape5n/a29.640.840.4
Robbery19n/a112.6117.5102.8
Assault99n/a586.7467.3248.5
Violent crime123n/a (estimate)729633386
Burglary53n/a314.1606.1468.9
Theft482n/a2,856.62,020.71,745.0
Vehicle theft16n/a94.8227.3236.9
Property crime551n/a (estimate)3,2662,8542,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Springfield, TN. The total number of reported crimes in Springfield, 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 Springfield, TN crime rate is 15% higher than the Tennessee average and is 41% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Springfield, TN has a violent crime rate that is 15% higher than the Tennessee average and 89% higher than the national average. For property crime, Springfield, TN is 14% higher than the Tennessee average and 33% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Springfield is 41% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.94 daily crimes that occur in Springfield.
  • Springfield is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Springfield you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Springfield has decreased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Springfield (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Springfield, 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 Springfield, TN are 1.15 times more than the Tennessee average and 1.41 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Springfield, TN are 1.15 times more than than Tennessee and 1.89 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Springfield, TN are 1.14 times more than than Tennessee and 1.33 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Springfield (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Springfield, TN area in comparison to other Tennessee communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Springfield, TN being safer than 19% of cities in Tennessee and 11% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Tennessee cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Springfield, TN. In conclusion, Springfield, TN now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Springfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Springfield is 1 in 138
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Springfield is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Springfield is 1 in 26
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Springfield, TN? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Springfield, TN, then there is a 1 in 138 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 31. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 26 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Springfield, TN.

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

Determining whether Springfield, TN is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Springfield, TN has decreased by 10% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 18% year over year. Total crimes for Springfield, TN has decreased by 16% in the same time frame.

Springfield police department

ItemSpringfieldTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6811,551558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.13.63.3
There are a total of 68 Springfield police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.4% greater than the Tennessee average and 24.7% greater 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
Adairville, KY9750450450
Ridgetop, TN2,18249445495
Shackle Island, TN3,290121544664
Coopertown, TN4,357181542723
Pleasant View, TN4,25846763809
Walnut Grove, TN1,0032009011,101
Orlinda, TN1,1332241,0101,233
Springfield, TN16,6507293,2663,995

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Decatur, GA16,6521621,2261,388
Danville, KY16,6451311,9202,051
Phoenixville, PA16,6382401,2161,456
Easton, MD16,6372522,7683,020
Katy, TX16,6324022,5572,959
Springfield, TN16,6507293,2663,995
Source: The Springfield, 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.