Jasper, TN
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The crime rate in Jasper is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Jasper is 1 in 41. Based on FBI crime data, Jasper is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Tennessee, Jasper has a crime rate that is higher than 66% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Jasper 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 Jasper; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 414. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Jasper's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Jasper 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 Jasper is one in 45.

Jasper Crime Data

 

Crime Index

27

(100 is safest)


Safer than 27% of U.S. Cities

Jasper Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

73

81

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.42

22.04

24.46

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Jasper 2.42
Tennessee 6.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 414

in Jasper

1 in 163

in Tennessee

Jasper VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,312
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.42

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
Jasper 22.04
Tennessee 29.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in Jasper

1 in 34

in Tennessee

Jasper Property CRIMES

Population: 3,312
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 16 53 4
Rate per 1,000 4.83 16.00 1.21

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

Jasper Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Jasper 9
Tennessee 17

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