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17 Most Dangerous Cities in Tennessee

17 Most Dangerous Cities in Tennessee

6. Greeneville, TN

Dangerous Cities in Tennessee: Greeneville, TN

Population: 15,295
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 7.58 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 66.17 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 73.75 per 1,000 residents

Greeneville has a crime rate of about 74 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Greeneville? One in 14.

Greeneville’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #14

7. Manchester, TN

Dangerous Cities in Tennessee: Manchester, TN

Population: 10,226
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 8.02 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 59.46 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 67.48 per 1,000 residents

Manchester has a crime rate of about 67 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Manchester? One in 15.

Manchester’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #12

8. Kingsport, TN

Dangerous Cities in Tennessee: Kingsport, TN

Population: 49,639
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 7.39 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 59.43 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 66.82 per 1,000 residents

Kingsport has a crime rate of about 67 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Kingsport? One in 15.

Kingsport’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #15

9. Jackson, TN

Dangerous Cities in Tennessee: Jackson, TN

Population: 65,725
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 14.79 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 49.39 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 64.18 per 1,000 residents

Jackson has a crime rate of about 64 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Jackson? One in 16.

Jackson’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #3

10. Cleveland, TN

Dangerous Cities in Tennessee: Cleveland, TN

Population: 42,068
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 8.82 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 52.89 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 61.71 per 1,000 residents

Cleveland has a crime rate of about 62 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Cleveland? One in 16.

Cleveland’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #10

11. Springfield, TN

Dangerous Cities in Tennessee: Springfield, TN

Population: 16,776
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 10.49 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 46.67 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 57.16 per 1,000 residents

Springfield has a crime rate of about 57 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Springfield? One in 17.

Springfield’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #8

12. East Ridge, TN

Dangerous Cities in Tennessee: East Ridge, TN

Population: 21,435
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 7.04 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 49.31 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 56.36 per 1,000 residents

East Ridge has a crime rate of about 56 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in East Ridge? One in 18.

East Ridge’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #17

13. McMinnville, TN

Dangerous Cities in Tennessee: McMinnville, TN

Population: 13,746
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 8.08 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 46.85 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 54.93 per 1,000 residents

McMinnville has a crime rate of about 55 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in McMinnville? One in 18.

McMinnville’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #11

14. Nashville, TN

Dangerous Cities in Tennessee: Nashville, TN

Population: 620,886
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 12.16 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 41.96 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 54.12 per 1,000 residents

Nashville has a crime rate of about 54 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Nashville? One in 18.

Nashville’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #5

15. Brownsville, TN

Dangerous Cities in Tennessee: Brownsville, TN

Population: 10,201
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 10.88 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 41.47 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 52.35 per 1,000 residents

Brownsville has a crime rate of about 52 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Brownsville? One in 19.

Brownsville’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #6

16. Lebanon, TN

Dangerous Cities in Tennessee: Lebanon, TN

Population: 26,991
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 7.30 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 42.13 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 49.42 per 1,000 residents

Lebanon has a crime rate of about 49 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Lebanon? One in 20.

Lebanon’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #16

17. Columbia, TN

Dangerous Cities in Tennessee: Columbia, TN

Population: 35,203
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 8.01 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 38.69 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 46.70 per 1,000 residents

Columbia has a crime rate of about 48 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Columbia? One in 21.

Columbia’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #13

Other cities of interest: Chattanooga, TN was not included in the 2012 FBI Crime Report. Older crime statistics indicate that if it had it most likely would have been included in our rankings.

Note: We use a standard computational formula to calculate our crime rates. This same formula is used by various state government criminal justice departments to calculate crime rate.

VIOLENT CRIMES + PROPERTY CRIMES = TOTAL REPORTED CRIMES

TOTAL REPORTED CRIMES / POPULATION * 1000 = CRIME RATE

*Only cities included in the 2012 FBI UCR with populations of 10,000 or higher and violent crime rates over 7.00 were considered for our rankings.

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