Mount Pleasant, TN
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The crime rate in Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant is 1 in 41. Based on FBI crime data, Mount Pleasant is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Tennessee, Mount Pleasant has a crime rate that is higher than 66% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Mount Pleasant, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Mount Pleasant is one in 129.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Mount Pleasant's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant is one in 61.

Mount Pleasant Crime Data

 
Crime Index

28

(100 is safest)


Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Mount Pleasant Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

37

79

116

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.72

16.49

24.22

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mount Pleasant 7.72
Tennessee 6.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 129

in Mount Pleasant

1 in 163

in Tennessee
Mount Pleasant VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,790
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 0 32
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.04 0.00 6.68
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
Mount Pleasant 16.49
Tennessee 29.36
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Mount Pleasant

1 in 34

in Tennessee
Mount Pleasant Property CRIMES
Population: 4,790
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 60 6
Rate per 1,000 2.71 12.53 1.25
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

Mount Pleasant Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mount Pleasant 9
Tennessee 17

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