Johnson City, TN
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Johnson City, TN crime analytics


With a crime rate of 42 per one thousand residents, Johnson City 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 24. Within Tennessee, more than 82% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Johnson City.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Johnson 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 Johnson City; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 279. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Johnson City is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Johnson City, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Johnson City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Johnson City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

237

2,538

2,775

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.59

38.44

42.03

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Johnson City 3.59
Tennessee 6.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 279

in Johnson City

1 in 163

in Tennessee
Johnson City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 66,027
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 20 46 167
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.30 0.70 2.53
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
Johnson City 38.44
Tennessee 29.36
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Johnson City

1 in 34

in Tennessee
Johnson City Property CRIMES
Population: 66,027
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 406 2,039 93
Rate per 1,000 6.15 30.88 1.41
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

Johnson City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Johnson City 64
Tennessee 17