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Crime Report for Germantown,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Germantown, is 4.0 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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Germantown Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Germantown, has a violent crime rate of 63 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

Germantown 63
TN 1027
National 676

Germantown, is in the 14% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 21% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 14% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Germantown, or said another way, 86% of cities in have crime rates higher than Germantown.


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Crime Germantown TN Nation
Violent Crime Total 63.2 1026.9 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 9.6 6.5
Forcible Rape 7.3 42.5 31.1
Robbery Rate 12.2 292.1 197.4
Aggravated Assault 43.7 682.7 315
Property Crime Total 1482.0 5386.1 3726.9
Burglary 277.0 1268.3 812.3
Larceny Theft 1175.9 3715.8 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 29.2 402.0 382.3
Arson 17.0 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.


Germantown, has a property crime rate of 1482.0 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

Germantown 1482.0
TN 5386.1
National 3727



Germantown Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 21
National Percentile Rank - 28