Rainsville has a population of 5,025. During the past three years, Rainsville saw 424 arrests. For 2017, the Rainsville's arrest rate totaled 230.85 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 27.07% makes Rainsville lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 13 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Rainsville also totaled 103 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Crossville and Geraldine, Rainsville is a more dangerous place to live.
Overall, Rainsville had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Rainsville averaged 13 violent crimes and 103 non-violent crimes.
The city of Rainsville experienced 114 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 10 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 1, and the aggravated assault total was 103.