Nashville, NC
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The crime rate in Nashville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Nashville is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Nashville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Nashville has a crime rate that is higher than 70% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Nashville to other communities of similar population, then Nashville crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Nashville does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Nashville 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 Nashville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 420. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Nashville's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Nashville 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 Nashville is one in 37.

Nashville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

Nashville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

146

159

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.38

26.74

29.12

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Nashville 2.38
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 420

in Nashville

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Nashville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,460
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Nashville 26.74
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Nashville

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Nashville Property CRIMES
Population: 5,460
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Nashville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Nashville 38
North Carolina 27

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