Blount County, TN Arrest Records

Blount County, TN is among the safest counties in the USA with 3.20 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Knox, Shelby, Sullivan, Hamilton, Rutherford counties in Tennessee.
Blount County, TN property crime rate is 9.96 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 773 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 2.40% compared to 2015.

Blount County, TN Crime Rate

Total arrests in Blount County in 2016 increased by 3.04% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 328 to 412 while non-violent crime decreased by 2.59% from 1,315 to 1,281.

5 Crimes In Blount County, TN in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 773
Burglary 410
Aggravated assault 362
Motor vehicle theft 98
Robbery 27

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Blount County increased by 25.61% from 2015 and increased by 52.03% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 271 to 412. In 2016 violent crime rate in Blount County was 31.77% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.32%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Blount County decreased by 2.59% from 2015 and decreased by 30.38% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,840 to 1,281. In 2016 property crime rate in Blount County was 64.97% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.996%.

How Blount stands up against other counties

Blount vs. Washington

You’ll be in more risk in Blount compared to Washington county that had 46.33% lower crime rate compared to Blount county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0233 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Washington county.
Burglary rates of 3.1864 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.7106 in Washington county.

Blount vs. Wilson

You’ll be in more risk in Blount compared to Wilson county that had 52.03% lower crime rate compared to Blount county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0233 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0075 in Wilson county.
Burglary rates of 3.1864 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.8301 in Wilson county.

Names with the most arrests in Blount

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Blount, Tennessee, the most crimes, that's 35.04% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Blount County is 0.6% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.6 daily crimes that occur in Blount County.
  • Blount, TN is more violent than Washington.
  • In Blount County you have a 1 in 76 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Blount, TN have increased by 3.04%.

Names in Blount County