Memphis, MO
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 11 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Memphis is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 66% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Memphis is one in 91. Compared to communities within Missouri, Memphis‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 71% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Memphis has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Memphis is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Memphis 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 Memphis.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Memphis occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Memphis; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 457. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Memphis is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Memphis than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 114.

Memphis Crime Data

 
Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

Memphis Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

16

20

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.19

8.75

10.93

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Memphis 2.19
Missouri 4.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 457

in Memphis

1 in 201

in Missouri
Memphis VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 1,829
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.19
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Memphis 8.75
Missouri 28.54
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 114

in Memphis

1 in 35

in Missouri
Memphis Property CRIMES
Population: 1,829
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1 12 3
Rate per 1,000 0.55 6.56 1.64
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Memphis Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Memphis 13
Missouri 35

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