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


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

Crime rate in Jackson, TN

The 2019 crime rate in Jackson, TN is 458 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.7 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 94.4% U.S. cities. The 2019 Jackson crime rate fell by 3% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 17 - an increase of 8 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Jackson has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Jackson, TN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Jackson:

457.7
Medina:

77.1
Gadsden:

88.9
Humboldt:

363.1
Bells:

135.6
Henderson:

269.9
Gibson:

20.3
Alamo:

372.7
Milan:

271.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Jackson by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
11
(17.5)
9
(14.3)
7
(11.0)
14
(22.0)
2
(3.1)
6
(9.1)
11
(16.7)
11
(16.3)
10
(14.7)
8
(11.9)
7
(10.4)
7
(10.4)
9
(13.5)
17
(25.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
28
(44.5)
27
(42.8)
28
(44.0)
24
(37.8)
25
(39.1)
43
(65.4)
22
(33.5)
40
(59.4)
34
(50.1)
44
(65.3)
36
(53.7)
28
(41.8)
29
(43.4)
30
(44.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
189
(300.5)
266
(421.4)
244
(383.5)
184
(289.6)
145
(226.7)
156
(237.1)
191
(290.6)
151
(224.1)
131
(193.0)
136
(201.7)
108
(161.2)
91
(135.8)
102
(152.6)
97
(145.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
557
(885.7)
379
(600.4)
428
(672.7)
384
(604.4)
369
(576.8)
470
(714.3)
748
(1,138)
723
(1,073)
559
(823.6)
536
(795.1)
477
(712.0)
529
(789.2)
530
(792.8)
506
(756.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,160
(1,845)
1,106
(1,752)
1,093
(1,718)
1,123
(1,768)
1,096
(1,713)
1,126
(1,711)
972
(1,479)
815
(1,210)
646
(951.8)
736
(1,092)
650
(970.3)
497
(741.4)
447
(668.7)
374
(558.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,876
(4,573)
2,930
(4,642)
3,124
(4,910)
2,994
(4,713)
2,704
(4,227)
2,397
(3,643)
2,139
(3,254)
2,484
(3,687)
2,244
(3,306)
2,169
(3,217)
2,170
(3,239)
2,271
(3,388)
2,197
(3,287)
1,904
(2,845)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
456
(725.1)
570
(903.0)
413
(649.2)
296
(465.9)
244
(381.4)
223
(338.9)
135
(205.4)
156
(231.6)
173
(254.9)
123
(182.5)
127
(189.6)
149
(222.3)
222
(332.1)
195
(291.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
18
(28.6)
22
(34.9)
17
(26.7)
14
(22.0)
11
(17.2)
20
(30.4)
21
(32.0)
23
(34.1)
21
(30.9)
18
(26.7)
14
(20.9)
16
(23.9)
18
(26.9)
15
(22.4)
City-Data.com crime index707.9689.8675.4631.6540.4577.1625.2612.7511.5515.2467.3458.1470.8457.7

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 437 registered sex offenders living in Jackson, Tennessee as of February 03, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jackson is 156 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Jackson, TN?

Violent crime rate in 2019
Jackson:

546.2
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Jackson:

543.0
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Jackson:

525.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Jackson:

511.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Jackson:

587.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Jackson:

587.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Jackson:

740.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Jackson:

781.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Jackson:

559.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Jackson:

447.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Jackson:

528.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Jackson:

594.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Jackson:

582.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Jackson:

672.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Jackson:

720.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Jackson:

571.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Jackson:

516.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Jackson:

518.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Jackson:

297.8
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Jackson:

347.9
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Jackson:

351.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Jackson:

384.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Jackson:

406.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Jackson:

393.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Jackson:

461.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Jackson:

489.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Jackson:

575.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Jackson:

611.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Jackson:

659.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Jackson:

686.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Jackson:

717.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Jackson:

706.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Jackson:

772.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Jackson:

631.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Jackson:

566.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Jackson:

509.4
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: 257 (217 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.24
Tennessee average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 248 (218 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.26
Tennessee average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 253 (211 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.15
Tennessee average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 256 (212 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.16
Tennessee average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 258 (214 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
Tennessee average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 293 (223 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.29
Tennessee average:

2.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 272 (226 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.35
Tennessee average:

2.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 264 (221 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.36
Tennessee average:

2.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 255 (212 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.22
Tennessee average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 252 (212 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.31
Tennessee average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 242 (201 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.16
Tennessee average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 246 (207 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.25
Tennessee average:

2.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 229 (188 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
Tennessee average:

2.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 221 (179 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
Tennessee average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 226 (185 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
Tennessee average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 225 (180 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.02
Tennessee average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 239 (185 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
Tennessee average:

2.64

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

Zip codes: 38301, 38305.