Reported Annual Crime In Benson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenson/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime255n/a (estimate)6,9903,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenson/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape0n/a0.028.140.4
Robbery13n/a356.492.0102.8
Assault7n/a191.9245.5248.5
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)548372386
Burglary71n/a1,946.3710.4468.9
Theft148n/a4,057.01,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft16n/a438.6150.8236.9
Property crime235n/a (estimate)6,4422,7382,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Plain View, NC2,1831761,2961,472
Four Oaks, NC2,0681831,3451,528
Coats, NC2,4051951,4321,627
Wilson's Mills, NC2,8231991,4621,661
Buies Creek, NC2,7722251,6541,878
Fuquay-Varina, NC20,2461111,8972,008
Lillington, NC3,3342421,7802,022
Benson, NC3,4355486,4426,990

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benson is 146% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 19.15 daily crimes that occur in Benson.
  • Benson is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benson you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benson has increased by 281%.

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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 183
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Benson is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Benson is 1 in 15

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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Heron Bay, GA3,4351371,0331,170
Moss Beach, CA3,43589509598
Washoe Valley, NV3,434148563711
Pine Island, MN3,434102891993
Pleasant Hills, MD3,4341818781,059
Benson, NC3,4355486,4426,990
Source: The Benson, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.