Forest Hills, TN crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Forest Hills has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Forest Hills is 1 in 72. How does Forest Hills fare compared to other communities in Tennessee of all population sizes? Forest Hills's crime rate is lower than approximately 56% of Tennessee communities.

However, when you compare Forest Hills to other communities of similar population, then Forest Hills crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Forest Hills does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Forest Hills does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Forest Hills.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Forest Hills's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Forest Hills is one in 536.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Forest Hills; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Forest Hills Crime Data

 

Crime Index

45

(100 is safest)


Safer than 45% of U.S. Cities

Forest Hills Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

58

67

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.87

12.03

13.90

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.87
5.95
National Median: 4
    Forest Hills
    Tennessee

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 536

in Forest Hills

1 in 168

in Tennessee

Forest Hills VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
12.03
26.53
National Median: 21
    Forest Hills
    Tennessee

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 83

in Forest Hills

1 in 38

in Tennessee

Forest Hills Property CRIMES

Population: 4,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Forest Hills Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
7
17
National Median: 28.3
    Forest Hills
    Tennessee

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