South Pittsburg, TN
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South Pittsburg, 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

South Pittsburg has an overall crime rate of 16 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 South Pittsburg is 1 in 62. How does South Pittsburg fare compared to other communities in Tennessee of all population sizes? South Pittsburg's crime rate is lower than approximately 60% of Tennessee communities.

How does the crime rate in South Pittsburg compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared South Pittsburg with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether South Pittsburg's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how South Pittsburg 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 South Pittsburg.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in South Pittsburg 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 South Pittsburg; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 260. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in South Pittsburg; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

South Pittsburg Crime Data

 

Crime Index

47

(100 is safest)


Safer than 47% of U.S. Cities

South Pittsburg Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

38

50

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.85

12.20

16.06

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Pittsburg 3.85
Tennessee 6.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 260

in South Pittsburg

1 in 163

in Tennessee

South Pittsburg VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,114
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 3 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.96 2.89

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
South Pittsburg 12.20
Tennessee 29.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 82

in South Pittsburg

1 in 34

in Tennessee

South Pittsburg Property CRIMES

Population: 3,114
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 14 20 4
Rate per 1,000 4.50 6.42 1.28

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

South Pittsburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
South Pittsburg 8
Tennessee 17

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