Reported Annual Crime In Benson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenson/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,834 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenson/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a26.738.6
Robberyn/an/an/a87.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a227.3237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)205 (estimate)347373
Burglaryn/an/an/a745.2491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a133.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,628 (estimate)2,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benson is 36% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.02 daily crimes that occur in Benson.
  • Benson is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benson you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benson has decreased by 65%.

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Daily Crime In Benson (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Benson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Benson is 1 in 487
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Benson is 1 in 62
The chance of being a victim of crime in Benson is 1 in 55

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

Benson police department

ItemBensonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1314,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.84.83.3
There are a total of 13 Benson police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.3% less than the North Carolina average and 16.5% 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
Plain View, NC2,1831641,3021,466
Four Oaks, NC2,0681701,3511,522
Coats, NC2,4051821,4381,620
Wilson's Mills, NC2,8231851,4681,654
Buies Creek, NC2,7722101,6611,870
Benson, NC3,4352051,6281,834

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Heron Bay, GA3,4351301,0391,169
Moss Beach, CA3,43585522607
Pleasant Hills, MD3,4341768891,065
St. Augusta, MN3,4341059601,065
Sharpsburg, PA3,4364401,7602,199
Benson, NC3,4352051,6281,834
Source: The Benson, 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.