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Grainger County, Tennessee Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Grainger County, Tennessee. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Grainger County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Grainger County, Tennessee, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 3,092 total crimes reported in Grainger County, Tennessee (295 of them violent). Of the 387 crimes that take place per year in Grainger County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Grainger County, Tennessee every 22 hours. This includes 2 murders, 16 rapes, and at least two thousand thefts (including 227 car thefts).

Total Crime in Grainger County, 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

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Grainger County, Tennessee for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Grainger County has been reduced by 1600%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 1700%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 8 years in Grainger County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least five hundred for Grainger County, Tennessee in 2009.

Crime Trends in Grainger County, Tennessee (2001-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Grainger County, Tennessee (2001-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Grainger County, Tennessee law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Grainger County 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.

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