Reported Annual Crime In Belmont

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelmont/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime404n/a (estimate)3,8443,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelmont/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape2n/a19.026.738.6
Robbery10n/a95.187.9101.9
Assault15n/a142.7227.3237.8
Violent crime27n/a (estimate)257347373
Burglary54n/a513.8745.2491.4
Theft307n/a2,921.01,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft16n/a152.2133.8220.2
Property crime377n/a (estimate)3,5872,7502,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Belmont, NC is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 24% higher than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 34% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Belmont, NC shows a crime rate that is 26% lower than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 31% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Belmont, NC is shown to be 30% higher than the North Carolina average and 44% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Belmont is 34% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.53 daily crimes that occur in Belmont.
  • Belmont is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Belmont you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Belmont has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Belmont (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Belmont, NC on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of North Carolina. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Belmont, NC (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to North Carolina state wide, are 1.24 times more than the state average and 1.34 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Belmont, NC on a daily bases are 1.35 times less than than North Carolina average and 1.45 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Belmont, NC are 1.30 times more than the daily state average and 1.44 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Belmont (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in North Carolina and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Belmont, NC? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Belmont, NC has been ranked safer than 52% of other cities in the state of North Carolina. In addition, Belmont, NC is safer than 32% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all North Carolina and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Belmont, NC. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Belmont, NC is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belmont

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belmont is 1 in 390
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belmont is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Belmont is 1 in 27
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Belmont, NC? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Belmont, NC, you have a 1 in 390 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 28. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Belmont, NC is 1 in 27.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Belmont, NC is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Belmont, NC has increased by 22%, the amount of property crime in Belmont, NC has decreased by 11%, and the total amount of crime in Belmont, NC has decreased by 9% year to year.

Belmont police department

ItemBelmontNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4214,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.14.83.3
There are a total of 42 Belmont police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.9% less than the North Carolina average and 25.8% 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
Lowesville, NC3,159110870979
Lake Wylie, SC9,6401771,1551,332
India Hook, SC3,8041901,2431,433
Tega Cay, SC8,224111,5681,579
Lowell, NC3,5611911,5171,709
Belmont, NC10,3462573,5873,844

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oak Grove, SC10,3445033,2843,786
Pella, IA10,343101,4221,432
Kinnelon, NJ10,34910336346
Burley, ID10,3522692,1702,438
Alpena, MI10,3362852,0112,296
Belmont, NC10,3462573,5873,844
Source: The Belmont, 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.