Ooltewah, TN
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Ooltewah, TN crime analytics


The crime rate in Ooltewah is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Ooltewah is 1 in 48. Based on FBI crime data, Ooltewah is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Tennessee, Ooltewah has a crime rate that is higher than 60% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Ooltewah 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 Ooltewah; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 334. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Ooltewah's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Ooltewah 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 Ooltewah is one in 56.

Ooltewah Crime Data

 
Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Ooltewah Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

12

14

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.00

17.99

20.99

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ooltewah 3.00
Tennessee 6.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 334

in Ooltewah

1 in 163

in Tennessee
Ooltewah VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 667
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
Ooltewah 17.99
Tennessee 29.36
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 56

in Ooltewah

1 in 34

in Tennessee
Ooltewah Property CRIMES
Population: 667
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

Ooltewah Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Ooltewah 15
Tennessee 17