Brentwood, TN
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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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Brentwood is safer than 68% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Tennessee, only on the order of 17% 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 101. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Brentwood is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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 1701, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Brentwood 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 Brentwood than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 107.

Brentwood Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 68% of U.S. Cities

Brentwood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Brentwood 0.59
Tennessee 6.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,701

in Brentwood

1 in 158

in Tennessee


Population: 42,517
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 2 5 17
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.05 0.12 0.40


Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Brentwood 9.34
Tennessee 28.54

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 107

in Brentwood

1 in 35

in Tennessee

Brentwood Property CRIMES

Population: 42,517
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 53 325 19
Rate per 1,000 1.25 7.64 0.45

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Brentwood Crimes Per Square Mile

Brentwood 10
Tennessee 17