The crime rate in Hohenwald is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 46 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Hohenwald is 1 in 22. Based on FBI crime data, Hohenwald is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Tennessee, Hohenwald has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.
Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 3,751, Hohenwald has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Hohenwald does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Hohenwald.
The crime data that NeighborhoodScout used for this analysis are the seven offenses from the uniform crime reports, collected by the FBI from 17,000 local law enforcement agencies, and include both violent and property crimes, combined.
Now let us turn to take a look at how Hohenwald does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Hohenwald.
For Hohenwald, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included forcible rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Hohenwald is one in 156.
NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hohenwald's rate for property crime is 40 per one thousand population. This makes Hohenwald a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Hohenwald is one in 25.