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


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

Crime rate in Franklin, TN

The 2018 crime rate in Franklin, TN was 99 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 2.8 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 38.3% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Franklin crime rate fell by 16% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Franklin has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Franklin, TN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Franklin:

98.8
Brentwood:

80.4
Nolensville:

122.5
Belle Meade:

47.0
Spring Hill:

75.4
Berry Hill:

1,261.5
Fairview:

134.4
Eagleville:

11.6
La Vergne:

217.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Franklin by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(4.1)
1
(1.9)
2
(3.5)
1
(1.7)
2
(3.3)
2
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(14.4)
11
(20.4)
13
(22.6)
13
(22.0)
9
(15.0)
14
(22.5)
11
(17.4)
11
(17.0)
19
(28.2)
19
(27.0)
24
(33.0)
21
(28.1)
18
(23.4)
19
(23.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(28.7)
17
(31.5)
18
(31.3)
18
(30.5)
12
(20.0)
9
(14.5)
11
(17.4)
11
(17.0)
20
(29.6)
5
(7.1)
24
(33.0)
19
(25.4)
14
(18.2)
9
(11.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
92
(188.9)
65
(120.4)
73
(127.0)
84
(142.4)
87
(144.8)
79
(127.2)
81
(128.5)
70
(107.9)
78
(115.6)
75
(106.4)
102
(140.3)
114
(152.5)
113
(146.8)
91
(112.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
97
(199.2)
127
(235.2)
125
(217.4)
142
(240.7)
181
(301.3)
115
(185.1)
88
(139.6)
90
(138.8)
90
(133.4)
103
(146.1)
95
(130.7)
84
(112.3)
78
(101.3)
77
(95.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
751
(1,542)
783
(1,450)
849
(1,477)
739
(1,253)
839
(1,397)
921
(1,482)
898
(1,424)
902
(1,391)
873
(1,294)
868
(1,231)
914
(1,257)
968
(1,295)
940
(1,221)
850
(1,052)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
58
(119.1)
44
(81.5)
50
(87.0)
27
(45.8)
39
(64.9)
30
(48.3)
35
(55.5)
41
(63.2)
25
(37.1)
19
(27.0)
49
(67.4)
33
(44.1)
30
(39.0)
55
(68.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(10.3)
2
(3.7)
5
(8.7)
2
(3.4)
2
(3.3)
8
(12.9)
3
(4.8)
3
(4.6)
3
(4.4)
7
(9.9)
4
(5.5)
1
(1.3)
3
(3.9)
2
(2.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)151.3134.5141.1129.3135.7130.4116.1113.7118.6106.6132.0123.8115.298.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes 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 34 registered sex offenders living in Franklin, Tennessee as of January 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Franklin is 2,110 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Franklin, TN?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Franklin:

85.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Franklin:

108.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Franklin:

117.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Franklin:

122.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Franklin:

83.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Franklin:

100.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Franklin:

82.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Franklin:

90.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Franklin:

99.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Franklin:

104.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Franklin:

111.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Franklin:

108.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Franklin:

100.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Franklin:

131.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Franklin:

90.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Franklin:

81.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Franklin:

85.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Franklin:

81.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Franklin:

87.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Franklin:

93.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Franklin:

99.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Franklin:

94.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Franklin:

96.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Franklin:

106.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Franklin:

107.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Franklin:

118.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Franklin:

139.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Franklin:

117.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Franklin:

130.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Franklin:

131.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Franklin:

134.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Franklin:

118.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Franklin:

123.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Franklin:

158.8
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 2018, including police officers: 143 (130 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Tennessee average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 139 (129 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Tennessee average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 139 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Tennessee average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 149 (123 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Tennessee average:

2.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 143 (118 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Tennessee average:

2.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 144 (122 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Tennessee average:

2.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 146 (122 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Tennessee average:

2.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 150 (124 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Tennessee average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 151 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Tennessee average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 154 (131 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Tennessee average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 147 (124 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Tennessee average:

2.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 148 (125 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Tennessee average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 143 (119 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Tennessee average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 137 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
Tennessee average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 133 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
Tennessee average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 126 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Tennessee average:

2.64

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

Zip codes: 37064.