Lynchburg, TN
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Lynchburg, 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Lynchburg is safer than 64% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Tennessee, only on the order of 20% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Lynchburg. If you live in Lynchburg, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 88. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Lynchburg has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Lynchburg is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Lynchburg 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 Lynchburg.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Lynchburg's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Lynchburg is one in 792.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Lynchburg is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Lynchburg than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 99.

Lynchburg Crime Data

 

Crime Index

64

(100 is safest)


Safer than 64% of U.S. Cities

Lynchburg Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

64

72

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.26

10.10

11.36

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lynchburg 1.26
Tennessee 6.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 792

in Lynchburg

1 in 163

in Tennessee

Lynchburg VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,336
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Lynchburg 10.10
Tennessee 29.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 99

in Lynchburg

1 in 34

in Tennessee

Lynchburg Property CRIMES

Population: 6,336
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Lynchburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lynchburg 1
Tennessee 17