Reported Annual Crime In Carolina Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarolina Beach/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime245n/a (estimate)4,0013,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarolina Beach/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape0n/a0.026.738.6
Robbery4n/a65.387.9101.9
Assault18n/a293.9227.3237.8
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)359347373
Burglary68n/a1,110.4745.2491.4
Theft145n/a2,367.71,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a163.3133.8220.2
Property crime223n/a (estimate)3,6412,7502,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Carolina Beach, NC. The total number of reported crimes in Carolina Beach, NC is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Carolina Beach, NC crime rate is 29% higher than the North Carolina average and is 40% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Carolina Beach, NC has a violent crime rate that is 4% higher than the North Carolina average and 4% lower than the national average. For property crime, Carolina Beach, NC is 32% higher than the North Carolina average and 46% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Carolina Beach is 40% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.96 daily crimes that occur in Carolina Beach.
  • Carolina Beach is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Carolina Beach you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Carolina Beach has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Carolina Beach (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Carolina Beach, 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 Carolina Beach, NC total amount of daily offenses is 1.29 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.40 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Carolina Beach, NC is 1.04 times more than the North Carolina average, and it is 1.04 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Carolina Beach, NC has a daily crime figure that is 1.32 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.46 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Carolina Beach (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Carolina Beach, NC compared to other areas of North Carolina, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Carolina Beach, NC safer than 46% when compared to other North Carolina cities, and 26% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in North Carolina, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Carolina Beach, NC. At this time, Carolina Beach, NC sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carolina Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carolina Beach is 1 in 279
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carolina Beach is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Carolina Beach is 1 in 25
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Carolina Beach, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Carolina Beach, NC you have a 1 in 279 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 28 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Carolina Beach, NC.

Year Over Year Crime In Carolina Beach (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Carolina Beach, NC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Carolina Beach, NC has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 45% in Carolina Beach, NC, while property crimes in Carolina Beach, NC have decreased by 15%. Crimes in total for Carolina Beach, NC have decreased by 11% year over year.

Carolina Beach police department

ItemCarolina BeachNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2814,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.84.83.3
There are a total of 28 Carolina Beach police officers. This results in 4.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.1% less than the North Carolina average and 46.1% 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
Kure Beach, NC2,38854431486
St. James, NC3,70466524590
Sea Breeze, NC2,17891721812
Southport, NC3,0321199411,060
Belville, NC2,1661239731,096
Carolina Beach, NC5,8883593,6414,001

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sidney, MT5,8885431,5402,083
Kingston, TN5,8883102,1542,464
De Soto, KS5,8882551,7762,031
Bellwood, VA5,8892332,2152,447
Ramtown, NJ5,8862061,3101,516
Carolina Beach, NC5,8883593,6414,001
Source: The Carolina Beach, 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.