Jefferson City, TN
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Jefferson City, 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

The crime rate in Jefferson City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 41 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 Jefferson City is 1 in 24. Based on FBI crime data, Jefferson City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Tennessee, Jefferson City has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Jefferson City 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 Jefferson City; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 293. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Jefferson City is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Jefferson City, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 27, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Jefferson City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

10

(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Jefferson City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

29

319

348

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.41

37.51

40.92

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Jefferson City 3.41
Tennessee 6.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 293

in Jefferson City

1 in 163

in Tennessee

Jefferson City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,504
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 1 25
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.35 0.12 2.94

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
Jefferson City 37.51
Tennessee 29.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Jefferson City

1 in 34

in Tennessee

Jefferson City Property CRIMES

Population: 8,504
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 26 284 9
Rate per 1,000 3.06 33.40 1.06

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

Jefferson City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Jefferson City 54
Tennessee 17

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