Sparta, TN Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
213
Total Crimes
4,297.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
73.50%
Above National Average
205 out of 249
In Tennessee
8,924 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Sparta, TN?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Sparta is 4,297.0 per 100,000 people. That's 73.50% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 32.30% 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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Sparta SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
6
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
6
Education
4
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Sparta
/ 100k People
Tennessee
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 213 4,297.0 3,247.8 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 7.3 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 90.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 5 100.9 456.7 250.2
Violent Crime 6 121.0 595.2 366.7
Burglary 24 484.2 437.4 340.5
Larceny 158 3,187.4 1,934.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 25 504.3 280.9 219.9
Property Crime 207 4,175.9 2,652.6 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Sparta

6.0
Violent Crimes
121.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-66.99%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 826.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Sparta each year. That compares to a 1 in 168.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Sparta is 121.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -66.99% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -79.66% lower than the Tennessee violent crime rate of 595.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Sparta

207.0
Property Crimes
4,175.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
97.92%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 23.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Sparta each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Sparta is 4,175.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 97.92% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 57.43% higher than the Tennessee property crime rate of 2,652.6 per 100,000 people.

Sparta 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 Sparta

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Cookeville, TN 34,373 1,168 3,398.0 3,046.0 352.0
Soddy-Daisy, TN 13,818 372 2,692.1 2,453.3 238.8
McMinnville, TN 13,696 608 4,439.3 3,490.1 949.2
Crossville, TN 11,643 541 4,646.6 4,285.8 360.7
Manchester, TN 11,020 496 4,500.9 3,947.4 553.5
Dayton, TN 7,408 217 2,929.3 2,659.3 270.0
Rockwood, TN 5,439 329 6,048.9 5,478.9 570.0
Smithville, TN 4,828 139 2,879.0 2,444.1 435.0
Algood, TN 4,549 185 4,066.8 3,781.1 285.8
Monterey, TN 2,888 60 2,077.6 1,765.9 311.6
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