Reported Annual Crime In Clayton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClayton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime430n/a (estimate)2,2603,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClayton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape0n/a0.026.738.6
Robbery13n/a68.387.9101.9
Assault15n/a78.8227.3237.8
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)147347373
Burglary95n/a499.4745.2491.4
Theft300n/a1,577.01,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a36.8133.8220.2
Property crime402n/a (estimate)2,1132,7502,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Clayton, NC is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 27% lower than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 21% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Clayton, NC shows a crime rate that is 58% lower than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 60% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Clayton, NC is shown to be 23% lower than the North Carolina average and 15% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Clayton is 21% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.19 daily crimes that occur in Clayton.
  • Clayton is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Clayton you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Clayton has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Clayton (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Clayton, NC per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for North Carolina and on a national scale. In Clayton, NC the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.37 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.27 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Clayton, NC is 2.36 times less than the North Carolina average and 2.53 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Clayton, NC has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.30 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.18 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Clayton (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in North Carolina and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Clayton, NC? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Clayton, NC has been ranked safer than 78% of other cities in the state of North Carolina. In addition, Clayton, NC is safer than 57% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all North Carolina and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Clayton, NC. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Clayton, NC is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clayton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clayton is 1 in 680
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clayton is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Clayton is 1 in 45
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Clayton, 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 Clayton, NC, then there is a 1 in 680 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 48. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 45 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Clayton, NC.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Clayton, NC is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Clayton, NC has decreased by 24%, while the property crime rate in Clayton, NC has decreased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Clayton, NC has decreased by 7% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Clayton police department

ItemClaytonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4614,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.83.3
There are a total of 46 Clayton police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.1% less than the North Carolina average and 15.3% 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
Wendell, NC6,0851281,2621,390
Four Oaks, NC2,0681701,3511,522
Wilson's Mills, NC2,8231851,4681,654
Pine Level, NC2,0003791,3541,733
Archer Lodge, NC4,4412401,9032,143
Clayton, NC17,2741472,1132,260

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jenison, MI17,2714051,8372,242
Durango, CO17,2682493,5313,780
Buckhall, VA17,2651181,1241,242
Huntington, IN17,2845153,4433,957
North Babylon, NY17,2623411,4391,780
Clayton, NC17,2741472,1132,260
Source: The Clayton, 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.