Sparta, TN Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2022-04-07
155
Total Crimes
3,125.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
33.20%
Above National Average
180 out of 248
In Tennessee
7,336 out of 8,904
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 3,125.0 per 100,000 people. That's 33.20% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -1.28% 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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Sparta SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
6
Education
4
Commute
9

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 155 3,125.0 3,165.5 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 9.6 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 81.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 6 121.0 543.2 279.7
Violent Crime 6 121.0 672.7 387.8
Burglary 21 423.4 384.5 314.2
Larceny 117 2,358.9 1,802.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 11 221.8 306.4 246.0
Property Crime 149 3,004.0 2,492.8 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Sparta

6
Violent Crimes
121.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-68.81%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 826.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Sparta each year. That compares to a 1 in 148.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Sparta is 121.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -68.81% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -82.02% lower than the Tennessee violent crime rate of 672.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Sparta

149
Property Crimes
3,004.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
53.41%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 33.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Sparta each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Sparta is 3,004.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 53.41% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 20.51% higher than the Tennessee property crime rate of 2,492.8 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 13,697 380 2,774.3 2,613.7 160.6
McMinnville, TN 13,696 608 4,439.3 3,490.1 949.2
Crossville, TN 11,885 555 4,669.8 4,476.2 193.5
Manchester, TN 11,145 424 3,804.4 3,131.4 672.9
Dayton, TN 7,367 226 3,067.7 2,769.1 298.6
Rockwood, TN 5,410 327 6,044.4 5,415.9 628.5
Smithville, TN 4,929 134 2,718.6 2,272.3 446.3
Algood, TN 4,584 105 2,290.6 2,116.1 174.5
Monterey, TN 2,906 53 1,823.8 1,479.7 344.1
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