Rhea amassed 1,023 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Rhea’s arrest rate was 1,137.41 per 100,000 residents. The county of Rhea is 53.91% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 63 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Rhea also experienced 306 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Anderson and Bradley, Rhea is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Rhea, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 178 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Rhea, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Rhea, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Rhea has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Rhea experienced 63 violent crimes and 306 non-violent crimes. When comparing Rhea to the national average of 739.02, Rhea is higher by 53.91% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Rhea are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 61-70.