Reported Annual Crime In Beaufort

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBeaufort/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime127n/a (estimate)3,0023,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBeaufort/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape0n/a0.026.738.6
Robbery3n/a70.987.9101.9
Assault10n/a236.4227.3237.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)307347373
Burglary15n/a354.6745.2491.4
Theft94n/a2,222.21,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a118.2133.8220.2
Property crime114n/a (estimate)2,6952,7502,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Beaufort, NC is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Beaufort, NC. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Beaufort, NC averages 3% lower than the rest of North Carolina while the rate of crime on a national scale is 5% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Beaufort, NC is 11% lower than the average rate of crime in North Carolina and 18% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 2% lower than the remainder of the state of North Carolina and 8% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Beaufort, NC area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Beaufort is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.23 daily crimes that occur in Beaufort.
  • Beaufort is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Beaufort you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Beaufort has decreased by 17%.

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Daily Crime In Beaufort (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Beaufort, NC per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for North Carolina and on a national scale. In Beaufort, NC the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.03 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.05 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Beaufort, NC is 1.13 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.21 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Beaufort, NC has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.02 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.08 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Beaufort (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Beaufort, NC area in comparison to other North Carolina communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Beaufort, NC being safer than 58% of cities in North Carolina and 35% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking North Carolina cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Beaufort, NC. In conclusion, Beaufort, NC now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Beaufort

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Beaufort is 1 in 326
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Beaufort is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Beaufort is 1 in 34
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Beaufort, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Beaufort, NC you have a 1 in 326 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Beaufort, NC.

Year Over Year Crime In Beaufort (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Beaufort, NC is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Beaufort, NC has increased by 62% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 22% year over year. Total crimes for Beaufort, NC has decreased by 17% in the same time frame.

Beaufort police department

ItemBeaufortNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1814,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.44.83.3
There are a total of 18 Beaufort police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.9% less than the North Carolina average and 33.3% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in North Carolina

StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
North Carolina21,070256222
There are a total of 21,070 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 256 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 15% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Harkers Island, NC1,671111878988
Havelock, NC20,850241,0541,078
Broad Creek, NC2,2481351,0691,204
Indian Beach, NC2221401,1111,251
Pine Knoll Shores, NC1,54902,1152,115
Beaufort, NC4,1193072,6953,002

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Verdigris, OK4,1172131,4571,670
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Beaufort, NC4,1193072,6953,002
Source: The Beaufort, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.