Kingston, TN
Crime Rates


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Kingston, TN crime analytics

The crime rate in Kingston 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 Kingston is 1 in 41. Based on FBI crime data, Kingston is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Tennessee, Kingston has a crime rate that is higher than 67% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Kingston 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 Kingston; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 325. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Kingston's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Kingston 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 Kingston is one in 47.

Kingston Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 27% of U.S. Cities

Kingston Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Kingston 3.08
Tennessee 6.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 325

in Kingston

1 in 163

in Tennessee
Population: 5,846
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 4 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.34 0.68 2.05
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)

Kingston 21.38
Tennessee 29.36
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 47

in Kingston

1 in 34

in Tennessee
Kingston Property CRIMES
Population: 5,846
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 37 79 9
Rate per 1,000 6.33 13.51 1.54
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

Kingston Crimes Per Square Mile

Kingston 18
Tennessee 17