How safe is Nashville, TN?

Nashville has a much higher rate of violent crime than the national average, though its rate of property crime is only slightly higher than the national average. 

Crime Index

Index Score: 6.3 /10

How we calculate this.


Nashville has a lower crime rate than similarly sized metro areas.

Crime Rate 2016

Crime rate is the number of crimes committed per 100,000 people.
Nashville, TN

621.6

Higher than average crime
Metro areas similar to Nashville
Charlotte, NC

441.0

Higher than average crime
Pittsburgh, PA

277.0

Lower than average crime
Portland, OR

276.0

Lower than average crime
Nashville, TN

2478.3

Higher than average crime
Metro areas similar to Nashville
Charlotte, NC

2919.0

Higher than average crime
Pittsburgh, PA

1682.0

Lower than average crime
Portland, OR

2793.0

Higher than average crime

Violent Crime Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Report.

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