Trenton, TN
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The crime rate in Trenton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 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 Trenton is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, Trenton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Tennessee, Trenton has a crime rate that is higher than 74% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Trenton 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 Trenton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 258. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Trenton's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Trenton 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 Trenton is one in 37.

Trenton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Trenton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

16

113

129

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.87

27.33

31.20

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Trenton 3.87
Tennessee 6.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 258

in Trenton

1 in 163

in Tennessee

Trenton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,134
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 1 13
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.48 0.24 3.14

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
Trenton 27.33
Tennessee 29.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Trenton

1 in 34

in Tennessee

Trenton Property CRIMES

Population: 4,134
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 17 94 2
Rate per 1,000 4.11 22.74 0.48

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

Trenton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Trenton 16
Tennessee 17