Parsons, TN
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Parsons, 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

Parsons has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Parsons is 1 in 56. How does Parsons fare compared to other communities in Tennessee of all population sizes? Parsons's crime rate is lower than approximately 52% of Tennessee communities.

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

For Parsons, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Parsons than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1169, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Parsons's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Parsons 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 Parsons is one in 58.

Parsons Crime Data

 

Crime Index

41

(100 is safest)


Safer than 41% of U.S. Cities

Parsons Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

40

42

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.86

17.12

17.97

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Parsons 0.86
Tennessee 6.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,169

in Parsons

1 in 163

in Tennessee

Parsons VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,337
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.86

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
Parsons 17.12
Tennessee 29.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 58

in Parsons

1 in 34

in Tennessee

Parsons Property CRIMES

Population: 2,337
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 22 5
Rate per 1,000 5.56 9.41 2.14

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

Parsons Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Parsons 10
Tennessee 17

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