Brighton, TN
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Brighton, TN crime analytics


Brighton has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Brighton is 1 in 57. How does Brighton fare compared to other communities in Tennessee of all population sizes? Brighton's crime rate is lower than approximately 54% of Tennessee communities.

However, when you compare Brighton to other communities of similar population, then Brighton crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Brighton 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 Brighton 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 Brighton.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Brighton 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 Brighton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 272. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Brighton; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Brighton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Brighton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

42

53

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.67

14.02

17.69

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Brighton 3.67
Tennessee 6.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 272

in Brighton

1 in 163

in Tennessee
Brighton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,996
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 10
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.33 0.00 3.34
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
Brighton 14.02
Tennessee 29.36
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 71

in Brighton

1 in 34

in Tennessee
Brighton Property CRIMES
Population: 2,996
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 10 30 2
Rate per 1,000 3.34 10.01 0.67
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

Brighton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Brighton 19
Tennessee 17

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