Oliver Springs, TN
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The crime rate in Oliver Springs is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 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 Oliver Springs is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Oliver Springs is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Tennessee, Oliver Springs has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Oliver Springs 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 Oliver Springs; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 360. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Oliver Springs's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes Oliver Springs 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 Oliver Springs is one in 31.

Importantly, we found that Oliver Springs has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Oliver Springs is one in 360.

Oliver Springs Crime Data

 
Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Oliver Springs Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

105

114

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.78

32.44

35.22

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oliver Springs 2.78
Tennessee 6.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 360

in Oliver Springs

1 in 163

in Tennessee
Oliver Springs VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,237
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.78
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
Oliver Springs 32.44
Tennessee 29.36
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Oliver Springs

1 in 34

in Tennessee
Oliver Springs Property CRIMES
Population: 3,237
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 11 85 9
Rate per 1,000 3.40 26.26 2.78
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

Oliver Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Oliver Springs 20
Tennessee 17

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