North Carolina
Crime






Crime Rates for North Carolina

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

North Carolina Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

44,451

236,026

280,477

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.26

22.61

26.87

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
4.26
National Median: 4
    North Carolina

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 235

in North Carolina

North Carolina VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,439,388
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 852 2,922 7,340 33,337
Rate per 1,000 0.08 0.28 0.70 3.19

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
22.61
National Median: 19
    North Carolina

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in North Carolina

North Carolina Property CRIMES

Population: 10,439,388
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 49,952 165,554 20,520
Rate per 1,000 4.78 15.86 1.97

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
25
National Median: 26.9
    North Carolina