Brentwood, TN crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Brentwood is safer than 62% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Tennessee, only on the order of 26% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Brentwood. If you live in Brentwood, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 104. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 40.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Brentwood has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Brentwood 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 Brentwood 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 Brentwood.

For Brentwood, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Brentwood than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1126, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Brentwood; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 9 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Brentwood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

Brentwood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

38

374

412

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.89

8.74

9.63

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.89
5.95
National Median: 4
    Brentwood
    Tennessee

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,126

in Brentwood

1 in 168

in Tennessee

Brentwood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 42,783
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 12 12 14
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.28 0.28 0.33

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
8.74
26.53
National Median: 21
    Brentwood
    Tennessee

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 114

in Brentwood

1 in 38

in Tennessee

Brentwood Property CRIMES

Population: 42,783
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 38 318 18
Rate per 1,000 0.89 7.43 0.42

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Brentwood Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
10
17
National Median: 28.3
    Brentwood
    Tennessee