Reported Annual Crime In Chapel Hill

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChapel Hill/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,425 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChapel Hill/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)160 (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)1,265 (estimate)2,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chapel Hill is 50% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.9 daily crimes that occur in Chapel Hill.
  • Chapel Hill is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chapel Hill you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chapel Hill has decreased by 40%.

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Daily Crime In Chapel Hill (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chapel Hill

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chapel Hill is 1 in 627
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chapel Hill is 1 in 80
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chapel Hill is 1 in 71

Year Over Year Crime In Chapel Hill (per 100,000 people)

Chapel Hill police department

ItemChapel HillNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)13614,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.34.83.3
There are a total of 136 Chapel Hill police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.4% less than the North Carolina average and 28.9% 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
Cary, NC146,041511,1871,237
Gorman, NC1,1151411,1151,255
Apex, NC40,6311631,2941,457
Morrisville, NC20,728671,6241,691
Chapel Hill, NC58,3791601,2651,425

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Royal Oak, MI58,382871,1101,198
South Whittier, CA58,3285813,5694,150
Marietta, GA58,4364494,0564,504
La Mesa, CA58,2393282,9163,244
Tonawanda CDP, NY58,2045932,5013,094
Chapel Hill, NC58,3791601,2651,425
Source: The Chapel Hill, 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.