Reported Annual Crime In Cornelius

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCornelius/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime423n/a (estimate)1,5033,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCornelius/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.65.14.9
Rape2n/a7.126.738.6
Robbery6n/a21.387.9101.9
Assault26n/a92.4227.3237.8
Violent crime35n/a (estimate)124347373
Burglary60n/a213.2745.2491.4
Theft320n/a1,137.21,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft8n/a28.4133.8220.2
Property crime388n/a (estimate)1,3792,7502,487
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.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cornelius is 47% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.12 daily crimes that occur in Cornelius.
  • Cornelius is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cornelius you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cornelius has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Cornelius (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Cornelius, NC for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for North Carolina as well as those across America as a whole. The Cornelius, NC total amount of daily offenses is 2.06 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.90 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Cornelius, NC is 2.79 times less than the North Carolina average, and it is 3.00 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Cornelius, NC has a daily crime figure that is 1.99 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.80 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Cornelius (higher is better)

How safe is Cornelius, NC compared to other cities in North Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Cornelius, NC is safer than 86% of the cities in North Carolina and 69% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in North Carolina and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Cornelius, NC. Overall, Cornelius, NC is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cornelius

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cornelius is 1 in 804
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cornelius is 1 in 73
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cornelius is 1 in 67
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Cornelius, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Cornelius, NC you have a 1 in 804 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 73 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cornelius, NC.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Cornelius, NC is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Cornelius, NC has increased by 3%, the amount of property crime in Cornelius, NC has decreased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Cornelius, NC has decreased by 2% year to year.

Cornelius police department

ItemCorneliusNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6814,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.64.83.3
There are a total of 68 Cornelius police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.8% less than the North Carolina average and 19.3% 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
Westport, NC3,79466524590
Denver, NC1,837109866975
Lowesville, NC3,159110870979
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,3311138941,007
Davidson, NC11,492821,0531,135
Cornelius, NC26,2461241,3791,503

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Cornelius, NC26,2461241,3791,503
Source: The Cornelius, 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.