Murfreesboro, TN Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
4,839
Total Crimes
3,316.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
33.89%
Above National Average
181 out of 249
In Tennessee
8,151 out of 9,891
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 3,316.0 per 100,000 people. That's 33.89% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 2.10% higher than the Tennessee total crime rate of 3,247.8 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
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
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 4,839 3,316.0 3,247.8 2,476.7
Murder 4 2.7 7.3 5.0
Robbery 106 72.6 90.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 405 277.5 456.7 250.2
Violent Crime 611 418.7 595.2 366.7
Burglary 510 349.5 437.4 340.5
Larceny 3,454 2,366.9 1,934.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 264 180.9 280.9 219.9
Property Crime 4,228 2,897.3 2,652.6 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Murfreesboro

611.0
Violent Crimes
418.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
14.18%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 238.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Murfreesboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 168.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Murfreesboro is 418.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 14.18% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -29.65% lower than the Tennessee violent crime rate of 595.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Murfreesboro

4,228.0
Property Crimes
2,897.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
37.32%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 34.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Murfreesboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Murfreesboro is 2,897.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 37.32% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 9.22% higher than the Tennessee property crime rate of 2,652.6 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 83,517 1,064 1,274.0 1,108.8 165.2
Hendersonville, TN 58,388 752 1,287.9 1,116.7 171.3
Smyrna, TN 52,225 1,668 3,193.9 2,803.3 390.6
Spring Hill, TN 43,303 434 1,002.2 879.8 122.4
Brentwood, TN 43,217 412 953.3 865.4 87.9
Mount Juliet, TN 37,359 582 1,557.9 1,399.9 157.9
La Vergne, TN 36,227 792 2,186.2 1,794.2 392.0
White House, TN 12,822 180 1,403.8 1,255.7 148.2
Nolensville, TN 9,488 110 1,159.4 990.7 168.6
Woodbury, TN 2,878 44 1,528.8 1,007.6 521.2
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