Rhea County, TN Arrest Records

Rhea County, TN is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.42 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Shelby, Sullivan, Hamilton, Rutherford, Washington counties in Tennessee.
Rhea County, TN property crime rate is 8.51 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 185 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 8.82% compared to 2015.

Rhea County, TN Crime Rate

Total arrests in Rhea County in 2016 decreased by 3.01% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 45 to 46 while non-violent crime decreased by 3.83% from 287 to 276.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 185
Burglary 80
Aggravated assault 39
Motor vehicle theft 11
Revised rape 5

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Rhea County increased by 2.22% from 2015 and decreased by 37.84% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 74 to 46. In 2016 violent crime rate in Rhea County was 69.78% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.142%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Rhea County decreased by 3.83% from 2015 and decreased by 26.01% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 373 to 276. In 2016 property crime rate in Rhea County was 70.07% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.851%.

How Rhea stands up against other counties

Rhea vs. Henry

You’ll be in more safety in Rhea compared to Henry county that had 59.66% higher crime rate compared to Rhea county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0619 in Henry county.
Arson rates of 0.0925 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Henry county.

Rhea vs. Marshall

You’ll be in more risk in Rhea compared to Marshall county that had 70.01% lower crime rate compared to Rhea county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.1541 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Marshall county.
Larceny rates of 5.7025 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.3787 in Marshall county.

Names with the most arrests in Rhea

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Rhea, Tennessee, the most crimes, that's 47.24% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rhea County is 0.7% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.72 daily crimes that occur in Rhea County.
  • Rhea, TN is safer than Henry.
  • In Rhea County you have a 1 in 101 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Rhea, TN have decreased by 3.01%.

Names in Rhea County