Pigeon Forge, TN
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Pigeon Forge, 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

With a crime rate of 85 per one thousand residents, Pigeon Forge has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 12. Within Tennessee, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Pigeon Forge.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 6,171, Pigeon Forge has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Pigeon Forge does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Pigeon Forge.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Pigeon Forge 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 Pigeon Forge.

For Pigeon Forge, 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 Pigeon Forge is one in 114.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Pigeon Forge is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Pigeon Forge, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 13, which is a rate of 76 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Pigeon Forge 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 Pigeon Forge is one in 119.

Pigeon Forge Crime Data

 

Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 1% of U.S. Cities

Pigeon Forge Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

54

468

522

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.75

75.84

84.59

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pigeon Forge 8.75
Tennessee 6.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 114

in Pigeon Forge

1 in 163

in Tennessee

Pigeon Forge VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,171
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 12 6 36
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.94 0.97 5.83

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
Pigeon Forge 75.84
Tennessee 29.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 13

in Pigeon Forge

1 in 34

in Tennessee

Pigeon Forge Property CRIMES

Population: 6,171
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 72 344 52
Rate per 1,000 11.67 55.74 8.43

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

Pigeon Forge Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pigeon Forge 40
Tennessee 17

Zip Codes in Pigeon Forge, TN