Tennessee November 05, 2015
Here Are 7 MORE Dangerous Towns In Tennessee You May Want To Avoid
We know what you’re thinking – seven MORE?! We’re just looking for you to be careful and feel good about your trip out to Tennessee. Nowhere is the absolute bee’s knees (though ol’ Rocky Top comes close) so it’s better to find the rough spots before you pitch up unprepared.
Columbia pulls in a crime rate of 48 crimes per 1000 citizens, which means that you're looking at a one in 21 person chance that you'll end up a crime victim. Not too cool, hey? The square is real cute though! And look at that rainbow.
77 crimes per one thousand residents keeps Knoxville on our list. Maybe it's all the college kids gettin' crazy on a Saturday night.
With a population of 42,068 people, Cleveland has a crime rate of 62 per thousand residents, with a violent crime rate of 8.82 per thousand.
Nashville is a pretty big city, and the crime rate falls as 54012 crimes reported per 1000 Nashvillians.
Kingsport has a violent crime rate of 7.39 per 1000 Tennesseans, with property crimes ranking in at 59.43 per thousand.
2) East Ridge
East Ridge means you're looking at a one in 18 chance of placing your bid in the crime victim category. You sure can't beat its beauty, though.
On a national rate, Dyersburg ranks as #7 in the entire state when it comes to violent crime.
What do you think about list number two? Let us know in the comments below, and
check out our first list here.