Reported Annual Crime In Boone

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoone/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime369n/a (estimate)2,0063,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoone/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.45.14.9
Rape9n/a48.926.738.6
Robbery1n/a5.487.9101.9
Assault21n/a114.2227.3237.8
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)174347373
Burglary69n/a375.1745.2491.4
Theft255n/a1,386.31,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft13n/a70.7133.8220.2
Property crime337n/a (estimate)1,8322,7502,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Boone, 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 Boone, 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 Boone, NC averages 35% lower than the rest of North Carolina while the rate of crime on a national scale is 30% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Boone, NC is 50% lower than the average rate of crime in North Carolina and 53% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 33% lower than the remainder of the state of North Carolina and 26% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Boone, NC area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Boone is 30% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.5 daily crimes that occur in Boone.
  • Boone is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Boone you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Boone has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Boone (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Boone, NC for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for North Carolina as well as those across America as a whole. The Boone, NC total amount of daily offenses is 1.54 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.43 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Boone, NC is 1.99 times less than the North Carolina average, and it is 2.14 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Boone, NC has a daily crime figure that is 1.50 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.36 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Boone (higher is better)

How safe is Boone, NC compared to other cities in North Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Boone, NC is safer than 79% of the cities in North Carolina and 57% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in North Carolina and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Boone, NC. Overall, Boone, NC is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Boone

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Boone is 1 in 575
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boone is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Boone is 1 in 50
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Boone, NC? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Boone, NC, then there is a 1 in 575 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 55. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 50 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Boone, NC.

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

Determining whether Boone, 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. Boone, NC has decreased by 2% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 3% year over year. Total crimes for Boone, NC has decreased by 3% in the same time frame.

Boone police department

ItemBooneNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4414,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.54.83.3
There are a total of 44 Boone police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.9% less than the North Carolina average and 22.4% less 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
Banner Elk, NC1,07886682768
Foscoe, NC1,15389709798
Cove Creek, NC1,0181179291,046
Jefferson, NC1,4931361,0791,215
Grandfather, NC701401,1111,251
Boone, NC17,8021741,8322,006

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Gretna, LA17,8012973,1173,413
Belle Glade, FL17,7851,4894,4395,927
Wallingford Center, CT17,8242572,1392,397
Hannibal, MO17,7794644,9255,389
Tiffin, OH17,8351071,7071,815
Boone, NC17,8021741,8322,006
Source: The Boone, 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.