Cosby, TN
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The crime rate in Cosby is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Cosby is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, Cosby is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Tennessee, Cosby has a crime rate that is higher than 50% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Cosby, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Cosby is one in 149.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Cosby; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Cosby Crime Data

 
Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

Cosby Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

28

50

78

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.73

12.02

18.75

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cosby 6.73
Tennessee 6.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 149

in Cosby

1 in 163

in Tennessee
Cosby VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,159
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
Cosby 12.02
Tennessee 29.36
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 83

in Cosby

1 in 34

in Tennessee
Cosby Property CRIMES
Population: 4,159
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

Cosby Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cosby 1
Tennessee 17