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Crime rate in Clarksville, Tennessee (TN): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Clarksville, TN compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Clarksville, TN

The 2019 crime rate in Clarksville, TN is 311 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 85.5% U.S. cities. The 2019 Clarksville crime rate fell by 5% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 14 - a decrease of 1 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Clarksville has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Clarksville, TN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Clarksville:

310.9
Oak Grove:

308.7
Guthrie:

27.2
Pembroke:

43.7
Cumberland City:

399.4
Elkton:

96.9
Pleasant View:

54.2
Hopkinsville:

293.1
Coopertown:

67.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Clarksville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
6
(5.2)
9
(7.9)
6
(4.9)
16
(13.2)
9
(7.1)
8
(6.0)
10
(7.3)
6
(4.1)
10
(6.9)
13
(8.6)
12
(7.9)
14
(9.1)
15
(9.6)
14
(8.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
50
(43.7)
65
(56.7)
59
(48.6)
55
(45.2)
55
(43.5)
61
(45.5)
46
(33.5)
84
(57.7)
65
(44.9)
59
(39.2)
74
(48.5)
80
(52.2)
81
(51.8)
103
(64.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
195
(170.6)
159
(138.8)
209
(172.2)
105
(86.3)
121
(95.6)
128
(95.4)
99
(72.1)
115
(79.0)
100
(69.1)
86
(57.2)
131
(85.9)
127
(82.8)
130
(83.2)
116
(72.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
772
(675.3)
759
(662.4)
679
(559.4)
629
(517.0)
617
(487.6)
686
(511.5)
720
(524.2)
543
(372.9)
792
(547.6)
716
(476.3)
718
(470.7)
735
(479.5)
815
(521.6)
693
(433.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,348
(1,179)
1,520
(1,327)
1,386
(1,142)
1,569
(1,290)
1,373
(1,085)
1,333
(993.8)
976
(710.6)
1,020
(700.6)
973
(672.7)
733
(487.6)
711
(466.2)
743
(484.7)
598
(382.7)
543
(339.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,611
(2,284)
2,907
(2,537)
3,045
(2,509)
2,767
(2,274)
2,525
(1,995)
2,666
(1,988)
2,598
(1,891)
2,965
(2,036)
3,114
(2,153)
3,397
(2,260)
2,960
(1,941)
3,427
(2,236)
3,572
(2,286)
3,457
(2,161)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
283
(247.6)
324
(282.8)
262
(215.8)
215
(176.7)
204
(161.2)
218
(162.5)
167
(121.6)
156
(107.1)
185
(127.9)
164
(109.1)
182
(119.3)
241
(157.2)
344
(220.1)
467
(291.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
21
(18.4)
22
(19.2)
21
(17.3)
29
(23.8)
24
(19.0)
22
(16.4)
25
(18.2)
28
(19.2)
23
(15.9)
22
(14.6)
10
(6.6)
17
(11.1)
17
(10.9)
12
(7.5)
City-Data.com crime index425.4452.2409.8387.1343.8341.3302.9291.7323.5294.4294.3316.7325.8310.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 319 registered sex offenders living in Clarksville, Tennessee as of January 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clarksville is 471 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Clarksville, TN?

Violent crime rate in 2019
Clarksville:

334.7
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Clarksville:

373.4
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Clarksville:

351.6
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Clarksville:

342.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Clarksville:

323.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Clarksville:

367.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Clarksville:

291.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Clarksville:

346.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Clarksville:

360.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Clarksville:

349.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Clarksville:

373.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Clarksville:

424.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Clarksville:

473.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Clarksville:

477.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Clarksville:

430.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Clarksville:

317.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Clarksville:

263.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Clarksville:

255.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Clarksville:

219.7
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Clarksville:

223.9
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Clarksville:

232.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Clarksville:

208.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Clarksville:

226.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Clarksville:

261.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Clarksville:

258.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Clarksville:

254.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Clarksville:

322.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Clarksville:

340.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Clarksville:

398.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Clarksville:

386.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Clarksville:

434.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Clarksville:

387.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Clarksville:

356.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Clarksville:

325.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Clarksville:

347.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Clarksville:

319.2
U.S. Average:

336.9
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 353 (289 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Tennessee average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 342 (278 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Tennessee average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 350 (286 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Tennessee average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 348 (282 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Tennessee average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 351 (285 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Tennessee average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 337 (272 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Tennessee average:

2.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 332 (268 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Tennessee average:

2.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 327 (269 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Tennessee average:

2.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 316 (262 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Tennessee average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 299 (243 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Tennessee average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 295 (239 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Tennessee average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 284 (241 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Tennessee average:

2.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 286 (233 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Tennessee average:

2.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 290 (237 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Tennessee average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 282 (229 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Tennessee average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 280 (228 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Tennessee average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 243 (213 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Tennessee average:

2.64

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Clarksville, TN
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 37040, 37042, 37043.