Crime Statistics of Jackson TN

In this section we will analyse the data that outlines the crime statistics of Jackson, Tennessee. However, before we delve into the numbers we thought we’ll share some interesting facts relevant to the law and order situation in Jackson. For example, the crime rate of our city has been documented to be 94 per cent higher than that of the national average. And the daily crimes in Jackson, number around 14.6 for every 1000 citizens. Jackson is only safe as compared to 4 per cent of cities in America. And statistically speaking, the odds of being affected by a crime are 1 in 19. On the bright side however, the total year-on-year crimes in Jackson have decreased by 4 per cent.

Below you will find listed, the latest statistics for reported crimes. For readability these incidents have been divided into two categories: Violent Crimes and Property Crimes.

Crime

Reported Incidents

Jackson per 1000 People

Tennessee per 1000 People

United States per 1000 People

Murder

7

10.4

7.8

5.3

Rape

28

41.8

43.7

41.7

Robbery

91

135.8

117.1

98.0

Assault

529

789.2

482.9

248.9

Total Violent Crimes

655

977

652

383

Crime

Reported Incidents

Jackson per 1000 People

Tennessee per 1000 People

United States per 1000 People

Burglary

497

741.4

576.5

430.4

Theft

2,271

3,388.0

2,088.3

1,694.4

Vehicle

149

222.3

275.8

237.4

Total Property Crime

2,917

4,352

2,941

2,362


As depicted above, you can see all relevant information about crime in Jackson, with the addition of three categories to provide comparison. These categories allow you to compare the reported incidents against the rate of crime per 1000 people at the local level, the state level and at the national level. It can be easily concluded that in terms of violent crimes, the rate in Jackson is 50 per cent higher than that of the rest of Tennessee. And at the national level it’s 155 per cent higher. In terms of property crimes Jackson, TN’s percentage is 48 per cent higher than the average figure of Tennessee. And when compared on the national level it’s 84 per cent higher.


Below we’ll examine the numbers for daily crime rates for Jackson, TN

Crime/Area

Jackson

Tennessee

National Daily Crimes

Violent Crimes

2.68

1.78

1.05

Property Crimes

11.92

8.06

6.47

Total Crime

14.6

9.84

7.52


The above illustrates the daily crimes in Jackson, Tennessee, and the United States per 1000 people. By combining the violent and property crimes we can determine the total daily crime rate and make comparisons at the state and national level. As such, we can conclude that the daily crime rate in Jackson is higher than the state average by 1.48 times. And when compared to national statistics, it’s 1.95 times higher.

By isolating the statistics for examination, we find similar results. When compared to the state average of Tennessee the rate of violent crimes in Jackson is 1.50 times higher. On a nationwide basis the number is even bigger, with the rate in Jackson being at 2.55 times more than the rest of the country. Looking at the numbers for property crimes informs us that the daily crime rate for these offences is 1.48 times more than the state average and 1.84 times more than the nationwide average.


Making the appropriate calculations suggest that 1 in every 103 people are at risk of a violent crime, while 1 in every 23 are at risk of a property crime. The total odds come to about 1 in every 19 people being potential victims.

Worth noting is also that the year-over-year crime in Jackson is on the decline. The exact statistic reflects a 4 per cent decrease; the latest numbers are presented below.

Crime/Year

2015

2016

Violent Crimes

1,074

977

Property Crimes

4,492

4,352

Total Crime

5,566

5,329

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