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Crime Report for Chattanooga,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Chattanooga, is 0.3 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Chattanooga Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Chattanooga, has a violent crime rate of 1093 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 1027 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Chattanooga 1093
TN 1027
National 676

Chattanooga, is in the 91% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 93% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 91% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Chattanooga, or said another way, 9% of cities in have crime rates higher than Chattanooga.


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Crime Chattanooga TN Nation
Violent Crime Total 1092.6 1026.9 676
Murder / NNH 11.7 9.6 6.5
Forcible Rape 36.7 42.5 31.1
Robbery Rate 297.8 292.1 197.4
Aggravated Assault 746.5 682.7 315
Property Crime Total 7496.0 5386.1 3726.9
Burglary 1656.7 1268.3 812.3
Larceny Theft 5207.7 3715.8 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 631.7 402.0 382.3
Arson 9.3 22.4 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Chattanooga, has a property crime rate of 7496.0 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 5386.1 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Chattanooga 7496.0
TN 5386.1
National 3727



Chattanooga Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 94
National Percentile Rank - 97