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Carthage, Tennessee Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Carthage, Tennessee. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Carthage compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Carthage, Tennessee, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 844 total crimes reported in Carthage, Tennessee (121 of them violent). Of the 106 crimes that occur a year in Carthage, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Carthage, Tennessee 106 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 4 rapes, and nearly six hundred thefts (including 28 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Carthage, Tennessee (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Carthage, Tennessee for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Carthage increased by 17 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 33 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 8 years in Carthage. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to ninety for Carthage, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Carthage, Tennessee (2001-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Carthage, Tennessee (2001-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Carthage, Tennessee law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Carthage conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.