Crime rates in Chattanooga by year

Type

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
26
(16.6)
24
(15.1)
19
(12.1)
11
(7.0)
23
(14.7)
17
(10.8)
11
(7.1)
20
(11.7)
17
(9.9)
18
(10.4)
24
(14.2)
18
(10.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
86
(54.8)
112
(70.7)
89
(56.8)
124
(79.3)
116
(74.1)
118
(75.3)
102
(65.8)
63
(36.7)
53
(30.7)
78
(45.2)
36
(21.3)
64
(37.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
765
(487.4)
625
(394.3)
464
(296.3)
486
(310.6)
442
(282.5)
532
(339.4)
524
(338.0)
511
(297.8)
535
(310.1)
512
(296.9)
385
(227.6)
385
(223.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,929
(1,229.1)
1,638
(1,033.4)
1,401
(894.7)
1,380
(882.0)
1,173
(749.6)
1,268
(809.0)
1,372
(884.9)
1,281
(746.5)
1,187
(688.0)
949
(550.3)
1,015
(599.9)
1,225
(711.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,270
(2,083.6)
2,574
(1,623.9)
2,357
(1,505.1)
2,604
(1,664.4)
2,190
(1,399.5)
2,273
(1,450.3)
2,384
(1,537.6)
2,843
(1,656.7)
2,987
(1,731.2)
2,691
(1,560.4)
2,503
(1,479.4)
2,317
(1,344.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11,042
(7,035.8)
9,462
(5,969.5)
9,306
(5,942.7)
10,285
(6,573.7)
9,365
(5,984.8)
8,876
(5,663.2)
9,072
(5,851.3)
8,937
(5,207.7)
8,949
(5,186.7)
7,350
(4,261.9)
7,338
(4,337.2)
8,165
(4,739.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2,202
(1,403.1)
1,432
(903.4)
1,424
(909.3)
1,450
(926.8)
1,051
(671.7)
1,126
(718.4)
1,028
(663.0)
1,084
(631.7)
913
(529.2)
825
(478.4)
794
(469.3)
986
(572.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
78
(49.7)
72
(45.4)
62
(39.6)
46
(29.4)
23
(14.7)
10
(6.4)
14
(9.0)
16
(9.3)
13
(7.5)
7
(4.1)
11
(6.5)
14
(8.1)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.8)961.7797.6718.4763.5681.3697.1705.6635.2615.9547.5522.8562.0

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 372 registered sex offenders living in Chattanooga, Tennessee as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Chattanooga to the number of sex offenders is 460 to 1.


See how dangerous Chattanooga, TN is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Chattanooga:

562.0
East Ridge:

470.0
Rossville:

1,385.7
Red Bank:

401.7
Fort Oglethorpe:

458.6
Lookout Mountain:

58.4
Lookout Mountain:

54.6
Signal Mountain:

56.6
Chickamauga:

260.7
Violent crime rate in 2013
Chattanooga:

500.9
U.S. Average:

203.3
Violent crime rate in 2011
Chattanooga:

441.9
U.S. Average:

214.1
Violent crime rate in 2010
Chattanooga:

466.9
U.S. Average:

223.2
Violent crime rate in 2009
Chattanooga:

523.9
U.S. Average:

238.0
Violent crime rate in 2008
Chattanooga:

555.1
U.S. Average:

252.4
Violent crime rate in 2007
Chattanooga:

659.3
U.S. Average:

259.7
Violent crime rate in 2006
Chattanooga:

640.0
U.S. Average:

264.1
Violent crime rate in 2005
Chattanooga:

590.8
U.S. Average:

258.9
Violent crime rate in 2004
Chattanooga:

657.6
U.S. Average:

256.0
Violent crime rate in 2003
Chattanooga:

645.2
U.S. Average:

262.6
Violent crime rate in 2002
Chattanooga:

776.9
U.S. Average:

272.2
Violent crime rate in 2001
Chattanooga:

902.3
U.S. Average:

276.6
Property crime rate in 2013
Chattanooga:

564.3
U.S. Average:

250.2
Property crime rate in 2011
Chattanooga:

556.1
U.S. Average:

273.5
Property crime rate in 2010
Chattanooga:

569.2
U.S. Average:

276.4
Property crime rate in 2009
Chattanooga:

653.1
U.S. Average:

285.6
Property crime rate in 2008
Chattanooga:

654.6
U.S. Average:

302.2
Property crime rate in 2007
Chattanooga:

667.1
U.S. Average:

309.2
Property crime rate in 2006
Chattanooga:

649.3
U.S. Average:

317.3
Property crime rate in 2005
Chattanooga:

648.3
U.S. Average:

322.3
Property crime rate in 2004
Chattanooga:

763.4
U.S. Average:

327.4
Property crime rate in 2003
Chattanooga:

700.4
U.S. Average:

334.1
Property crime rate in 2002
Chattanooga:

723.5
U.S. Average:

336.9
Property crime rate in 2001
Chattanooga:

933.5
U.S. Average:

337.2

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

Arson per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime index per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 525 (432 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Tennessee average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 549 (470 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
Tennessee average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 472 (370 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Tennessee average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 509 (406 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Tennessee average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 511 (432 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
Tennessee average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 605 (431 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Tennessee average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 615 (421 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Tennessee average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 600 (429 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Tennessee average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 605 (433 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
Tennessee average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 627 (435 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Tennessee average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 600 (432 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
Tennessee average:

2.64


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Chattanooga

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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