Centerville, TN
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The crime rate in Centerville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 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 Centerville is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Centerville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Tennessee, Centerville has a crime rate that is higher than 76% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Centerville 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 Centerville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 199. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Centerville's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Centerville 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 Centerville is one in 35.

Centerville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Centerville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

103

121

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.02

28.74

33.76

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Centerville 5.02
Tennessee 6.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 199

in Centerville

1 in 163

in Tennessee
Centerville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,584
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 1 15
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.56 0.28 4.19
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
Centerville 28.74
Tennessee 29.36
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 35

in Centerville

1 in 34

in Tennessee
Centerville Property CRIMES
Population: 3,584
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 27 75 1
Rate per 1,000 7.53 20.93 0.28
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

Centerville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Centerville 11
Tennessee 17

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