Etowah, TN
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Etowah, TN crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, Etowah has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 23. Within Tennessee, more than 83% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Etowah.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 3,500, Etowah has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Etowah does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Etowah.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Etowah 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 Etowah.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Etowah's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Etowah is one in 583.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Etowah is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Etowah, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 41 per one thousand population.

Etowah Crime Data

 

Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Etowah Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

145

151

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.71

41.43

43.14

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Etowah 1.71
Tennessee 6.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 583

in Etowah

1 in 163

in Tennessee

Etowah VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,500
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.29 0.29 1.14

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
Etowah 41.43
Tennessee 29.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in Etowah

1 in 34

in Tennessee

Etowah Property CRIMES

Population: 3,500
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 22 119 4
Rate per 1,000 6.29 34.00 1.14

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

Etowah Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Etowah 52
Tennessee 17