Goodlettsville, TN
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The crime rate in Goodlettsville 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 Goodlettsville is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Goodlettsville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Tennessee, Goodlettsville has a crime rate that is higher than 76% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Goodlettsville 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 Goodlettsville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 266. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Goodlettsville experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Goodlettsville's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Goodlettsville 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 Goodlettsville is one in 33.

Goodlettsville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Goodlettsville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

64

518

582

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.77

30.48

34.25

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Goodlettsville 3.77
Tennessee 6.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 266

in Goodlettsville

1 in 163

in Tennessee
Goodlettsville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 16,994
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 6 20 36
Rate per 1,000 0.12 0.35 1.18 2.12
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
Goodlettsville 30.48
Tennessee 29.36
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Goodlettsville

1 in 34

in Tennessee
Goodlettsville Property CRIMES
Population: 16,994
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 66 439 13
Rate per 1,000 3.88 25.83 0.76
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

Goodlettsville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Goodlettsville 41
Tennessee 17