Union City, TN
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With a crime rate of 63 per one thousand residents, Union City 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 16. Within Tennessee, more than 93% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Union City.

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 10,573, Union City has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Union City 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 Union City.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Union City 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 Union City.

For Union City, 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 Union City is one in 127.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Union City is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Union City, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 18, which is a rate of 55 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Union City 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 Union City is one in 278.

Union City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

3

(100 is safest)


Safer than 3% of U.S. Cities

Union City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

83

581

664

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.85

54.95

62.80

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Union City 7.85
Tennessee 6.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 127

in Union City

1 in 163

in Tennessee
Union City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,573
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 12 66
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.47 1.13 6.24
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
Union City 54.95
Tennessee 29.36
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 18

in Union City

1 in 34

in Tennessee
Union City Property CRIMES
Population: 10,573
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 104 439 38
Rate per 1,000 9.84 41.52 3.59
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

Union City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Union City 56
Tennessee 17

Zip Codes in Union City, TN