Waynesboro, TN Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
30
Total Crimes
1,300.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-47.49%
Below National Average
78 out of 249
In Tennessee
4,307 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Waynesboro, TN?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Waynesboro is 1,300.4 per 100,000 people. That's -47.49% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -59.96% lower 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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Waynesboro SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Waynesboro
/ 100k People
Tennessee
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 30 1,300.4 3,247.8 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 7.3 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 90.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 12 520.2 456.7 250.2
Violent Crime 12 520.2 595.2 366.7
Burglary 10 433.5 437.4 340.5
Larceny 4 173.4 1,934.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 4 173.4 280.9 219.9
Property Crime 18 780.2 2,652.6 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Waynesboro

12.0
Violent Crimes
520.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
41.85%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 192.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Waynesboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 168.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Waynesboro is 520.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 41.85% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -12.61% lower than the Tennessee violent crime rate of 595.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Waynesboro

18.0
Property Crimes
780.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-63.02%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 128.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Waynesboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Waynesboro is 780.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -63.02% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -70.59% lower than the Tennessee property crime rate of 2,652.6 per 100,000 people.

Waynesboro 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 Waynesboro

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Columbia, TN 40,001 1,459 3,647.4 3,004.9 642.5
Florence, AL 39,925 1,869 4,681.3 4,165.3 516.0
Muscle Shoals, AL 14,143 886 6,264.6 5,656.5 608.1
Lawrenceburg, TN 10,877 477 4,385.4 3,925.7 459.7
Lexington, TN 7,723 283 3,664.4 3,081.7 582.7
Pulaski, TN 7,628 403 5,283.2 4,575.2 707.9
Savannah, TN 6,941 481 6,929.8 5,935.7 994.1
Hohenwald, TN 3,680 147 3,994.6 3,396.7 597.8
Clifton, TN 2,665 17 637.9 562.9 75.0
Loretto, TN 1,789 16 894.4 503.1 391.3
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