Murfreesboro, TN Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
4,512
Total Crimes
2,972.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
26.72%
Above National Average
172 out of 248
In Tennessee
7,191 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Murfreesboro, TN?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Murfreesboro is 2,972.9 per 100,000 people. That's 26.72% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -6.08% lower 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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Murfreesboro SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
6

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Murfreesboro
/ 100k People
Tennessee
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,512 2,972.9 3,165.5 2,346.0
Murder 11 7.2 9.6 6.5
Robbery 101 66.5 81.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 537 353.8 543.2 279.7
Violent Crime 740 487.6 672.7 387.8
Burglary 362 238.5 384.5 314.2
Larceny 3,113 2,051.1 1,802.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 297 195.7 306.4 246.0
Property Crime 3,772 2,485.4 2,492.8 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Murfreesboro

740
Violent Crimes
487.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
25.73%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 205.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Murfreesboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 148.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Murfreesboro is 487.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 25.73% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -27.52% lower than the Tennessee violent crime rate of 672.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Murfreesboro

3,772
Property Crimes
2,485.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
26.92%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 40.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Murfreesboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Murfreesboro is 2,485.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 26.92% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -0.30% lower than the Tennessee property crime rate of 2,492.8 per 100,000 people.

Murfreesboro 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 Murfreesboro

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Franklin, TN 85,722 987 1,151.4 923.9 227.5
Hendersonville, TN 58,901 680 1,154.5 993.2 161.3
Smyrna, TN 52,984 1,446 2,729.1 2,344.1 385.0
Spring Hill, TN 45,765 464 1,013.9 850.0 163.9
Brentwood, TN 43,454 351 807.8 764.0 43.7
Mount Juliet, TN 38,685 707 1,827.6 1,644.0 183.5
La Vergne, TN 36,067 806 2,234.7 1,716.3 518.5
White House, TN 12,936 164 1,267.8 1,066.8 201.0
Nolensville, TN 10,665 60 562.6 478.2 84.4
Woodbury, TN 2,919 23 787.9 616.6 171.3
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