Columbia, TN Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
1,492
Total Crimes
3,845.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
49.71%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Columbia, TN?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Columbia is 3,845.2 per 100,000 people. That's 49.71% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 11.48% higher than the Tennessee total crime rate of 3,449.1 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Columbia SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
6

How Does Columbia Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Columbia
/ 100k People
Tennessee
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,492 3,845.2 3,449.1 2,568.4
Murder 7 18.0 7.4 5.0
Robbery 22 56.7 106.2 86.2
Aggravated Assault 191 492.2 468.5 246.8
Violent Crime 246 634.0 623.7 368.9
Burglary 203 523.2 489.4 376.0
Larceny 946 2,438.0 2,034.1 1,594.6
Car Theft 97 250.0 301.9 228.9
Property Crime 1,246 3,211.2 2,825.4 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Columbia

246
Violent Crimes
634.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
71.86%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 157.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Columbia each year. That compares to a 1 in 160.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Columbia is 634.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 71.86% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 1.65% higher than the Tennessee violent crime rate of 623.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Columbia

1,246
Property Crimes
3,211.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
46.00%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 31.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Columbia each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Columbia is 3,211.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 46.00% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 13.65% higher than the Tennessee property crime rate of 2,825.4 per 100,000 people.

Columbia Crime Compared To Tennessee Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Tennessee.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Columbia

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Murfreesboro, TN 140,702 5,030 3,574.9 3,139.3 435.7
Franklin, TN 80,825 1,101 1,362.2 1,215.0 147.2
Brentwood, TN 43,507 438 1,006.7 926.3 80.4
Spring Hill, TN 41,354 489 1,182.5 1,078.5 104.0
La Vergne, TN 36,167 977 2,701.4 2,267.3 434.1
Tullahoma, TN 19,321 724 3,747.2 3,198.6 548.6
Dickson, TN 15,637 890 5,691.6 4,841.1 850.5
Lewisburg, TN 11,967 296 2,473.5 1,805.0 668.5
Nolensville, TN 8,545 141 1,650.1 1,462.8 187.2
Fayetteville, TN 7,024 312 4,441.9 3,616.2 825.7
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