Townsend, TN
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Townsend, 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

The crime rate in Townsend is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 Townsend is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Townsend is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Tennessee, Townsend has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Townsend 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 Townsend; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 452. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Townsend's rate for property crime is 35 per one thousand population. This makes Townsend 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 Townsend is one in 28.

Townsend Crime Data

 

Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Townsend Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

16

17

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.21

35.40

37.61

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Townsend 2.21
Tennessee 6.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 452

in Townsend

1 in 163

in Tennessee

Townsend VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 452
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.21

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
Townsend 35.40
Tennessee 29.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in Townsend

1 in 34

in Tennessee

Townsend Property CRIMES

Population: 452
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 4 12 0
Rate per 1,000 8.85 26.55 0.00

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

Townsend Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Townsend 8
Tennessee 17

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