The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Cornelius, NC. These figures on reported criminal activity in Cornelius, 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 Cornelius, NC is 51% lower than the average of the whole of the state of North Carolina, and when compared with the national average, is 47% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Cornelius, NC has 64% lower than violent crime rate than North Carolina average, while remaining 67% lower than the national average. In property crime, Cornelius, NC is 50% lower than the average of North Carolina and is 45% lower than the national average.