Savannah, TN
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With a crime rate of 82 per one thousand residents, Savannah 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 Savannah.

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 7,027, Savannah has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Savannah 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 Savannah.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Savannah 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 Savannah.

For Savannah, 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 Savannah is one in 115.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Savannah is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Savannah, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 14, which is a rate of 73 per one thousand population.

Savannah Crime Data

 
Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 1% of U.S. Cities

Savannah Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

61

515

576

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.68

73.29

81.97

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Savannah 8.68
Tennessee 6.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 115

in Savannah

1 in 163

in Tennessee
Savannah VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,027
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 9 4 48
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.28 0.57 6.83
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
Savannah 73.29
Tennessee 29.36
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 14

in Savannah

1 in 34

in Tennessee
Savannah Property CRIMES
Population: 7,027
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 73 425 17
Rate per 1,000 10.39 60.48 2.42
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

Savannah Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Savannah 88
Tennessee 17

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