Reported Annual Crime In Carrboro

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarrboro/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime503n/a (estimate)2,3573,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarrboro/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.75.14.9
Rape5n/a23.426.738.6
Robbery13n/a60.987.9101.9
Assault23n/a107.8227.3237.8
Violent crime42n/a (estimate)197347373
Burglary149n/a698.2745.2491.4
Theft294n/a1,377.71,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft18n/a84.3133.8220.2
Property crime461n/a (estimate)2,1602,7502,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Carrboro, NC. These figures on reported criminal activity in Carrboro, NC, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Carrboro, NC is 24% lower than the average of the whole of the state of North Carolina, and when compared with the national average, is 18% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Carrboro, NC has 43% lower than violent crime rate than North Carolina average, while remaining 47% lower than the national average. In property crime, Carrboro, NC is 21% lower than the average of North Carolina and is 13% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Carrboro is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.46 daily crimes that occur in Carrboro.
  • Carrboro is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Carrboro you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Carrboro has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Carrboro (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Carrboro, NC per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for North Carolina and on a national scale. In Carrboro, NC the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.31 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.21 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Carrboro, NC is 1.76 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.89 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Carrboro, NC has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.27 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.15 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Carrboro (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Carrboro, NC in comparison to other notable cities in the state of North Carolina as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Carrboro, NC to other cities in the state and across the country, Carrboro, NC is 73% safer than other cities of North Carolina and 50% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in North Carolina cities and all around the United States, Carrboro, NC has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Carrboro, NC crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carrboro

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carrboro is 1 in 509
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carrboro is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Carrboro is 1 in 43
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Carrboro, NC? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Carrboro, NC your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 509. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 47 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Carrboro, NC is 1 in 43.

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

The year over year crime rate for Carrboro, NC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Carrboro, 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 35% in Carrboro, NC, while property crimes in Carrboro, NC have decreased by 7%. Crimes in total for Carrboro, NC have decreased by 5% year over year.

Carrboro police department

ItemCarrboroNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4114,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.04.83.3
There are a total of 41 Carrboro police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.3% less than the North Carolina average and 37.5% 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
Fearrington Village, NC2,77254431486
Swepsonville, NC1,11499787886
Saxapahaw, NC1,3291371,0901,227
Chapel Hill, NC58,3791601,2651,425
Apex, NC40,6311631,2941,457
Carrboro, NC20,3371972,1602,357

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lebanon, OH20,338541,6091,662
Pittsburg, KS20,3365413,7734,314
Wilsonville, OR20,3351862,1092,295
Winter Gardens, CA20,3465043,0953,599
Fort Walton Beach, FL20,3203123,1353,447
Carrboro, NC20,3371972,1602,357
Source: The Carrboro, 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.