Reported Annual Crime In Cherokee

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCherokee/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,712 (estimate)3,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCherokee/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.75.3
Rapen/an/an/a28.140.4
Robberyn/an/an/a92.0102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a245.5248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)205 (estimate)372386
Burglaryn/an/an/a710.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a150.8236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,508 (estimate)2,7382,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Maggie Valley, NC1,41186635722
Bryson City, NC1,5851601,1751,335
Forest Hills, NC4541991,4621,661
Webster, NC3912641,9462,211
Dillsboro, NC3193002,2122,512
Cullowhee, NC5,5314042,9733,377
Sylva, NC2,5813819,0359,417
Cherokee, NC2,7102051,5081,712

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cherokee is 40% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.69 daily crimes that occur in Cherokee.
  • Cherokee is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cherokee you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cherokee has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Cherokee (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cherokee

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cherokee is 1 in 489
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cherokee is 1 in 67
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cherokee is 1 in 59

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

Cherokee police department

ItemCherokeeNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.83.3

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
Portola, CA2,7102491,4291,678
Springtown, TX2,7101411,8301,971
Lake Cherokee, TX2,71168433501
Aubrey, TX2,709227567794
Monticello, FL2,7118361,4632,298
Cherokee, NC2,7102051,5081,712
Source: The Cherokee, 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.