Jackson, TN Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
3,117
Total Crimes
4,636.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
97.61%
Above National Average
218 out of 248
In Tennessee
8,297 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Jackson, TN?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Jackson is 4,636.0 per 100,000 people. That's 97.61% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 46.46% higher than the Tennessee total crime rate of 3,165.5 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Jackson SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9

How Does Jackson Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Jackson
/ 100k People
Tennessee
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,117 4,636.0 3,165.5 2,346.0
Murder 12 17.8 9.6 6.5
Robbery 87 129.4 81.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 583 867.1 543.2 279.7
Violent Crime 703 1,045.6 672.7 387.8
Burglary 361 536.9 384.5 314.2
Larceny 1,814 2,698.0 1,802.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 239 355.5 306.4 246.0
Property Crime 2,414 3,590.4 2,492.8 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Jackson

703
Violent Crimes
1,045.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
169.62%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 95.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Jackson each year. That compares to a 1 in 148.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Jackson is 1,045.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 169.62% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 55.43% higher than the Tennessee violent crime rate of 672.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Jackson

2,414
Property Crimes
3,590.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
83.35%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 27.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Jackson each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Jackson is 3,590.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 83.35% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 44.03% higher than the Tennessee property crime rate of 2,492.8 per 100,000 people.

Jackson Crime Compared To Tennessee Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Tennessee.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Jackson

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Dyersburg, TN 16,226 1,310 8,073.5 6,797.7 1,275.7
Martin, TN 10,380 281 2,707.1 2,369.9 337.2
Brownsville, TN 9,336 480 5,141.4 3,524.0 1,617.4
Oakland, TN 8,558 66 771.2 701.1 70.1
Humboldt, TN 8,116 279 3,437.7 2,673.7 763.9
Lexington, TN 7,915 231 2,918.5 2,552.1 366.4
Milan, TN 7,585 235 3,098.2 2,359.9 738.3
Savannah, TN 6,928 426 6,149.0 5,210.7 938.2
Henderson, TN 6,361 115 1,807.9 1,304.8 503.1
McKenzie, TN 5,323 119 2,235.6 1,972.6 263.0
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