Denton, NC Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Denton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,210 (estimate)3,4703,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a55
Rapen/an/an/a2425
Robberyn/an/an/a95109
Assaultn/an/an/a218229
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)187 (estimate)342368
Burglaryn/an/an/a921610
Theftn/an/an/a2,0591,899
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148221
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,023 (estimate)3,1282,731
The overall crime rate in Denton is 28% lower than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 6.05 daily crimes that occur in Denton.
Denton is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
In Denton you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Denton has decreased by 7%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Denton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Denton is 1 in 535
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Denton is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Denton is 1 in 46

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

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Southmont, NC1,3881601,7291,889
Tyro, NC3,7352232,4152,638
Lexington, NC19,0384493,3583,807
New London, NC6074364,7195,155
Misenheimer, NC6165566,0186,574
Denton, NC1,7131872,0232,210

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elberta, AL1,7132291,6701,899
Elm Springs, AR1,71251462513
Pierson, FL1,7122411,7592,000
Ely, IA1,71457419476
Quincy, MI1,7121351,1401,275
Denton, NC1,7131872,0232,210

Denton police department

ItemDentonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)614,511504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.64.83.3

There are a total of 6 Denton police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.8% less than the North Carolina average and 11.4% greater 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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.