Denton, NC Crime Rates & Statistics

Denton crime information

StatisticDenton /100KNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
Violent crime190 (estimate)353387
Property crime2,144 (estimate)3,3702,859
Total crime index2,334 (estimate)3,7233,246
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  • The estimated Denton crime index is 37% lower than the North Carolina average and and the North Carolina crime index is 14% higher than the National average.
  • The estimated Denton violent crime rate is 46% lower than the North Carolina average and and the North Carolina violent crime rate is 8% lower than the National average.
  • The estimated Denton property crime rate is 36% lower than the North Carolina average and and the North Carolina property crime rate is 17% higher than the National average.

Denton police department

ItemDentonNorth CarolinaNational
Total police officers613,691511,598
Police officers /1000 residents4.13.92.8
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There are a total of 6 Denton police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3% greater than the North Carolina average and 44% greater than the National average.

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  • Denton is safer than 43.3% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Denton is less than 69% of the cities in North Carolina.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a crime in Denton is 1 in 43.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Denton is 1 in 526.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a property crime in Denton is 1 in 47.

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Denton violent crime breakdown

CrimeDentonDenton /100KNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
Murdern/an/a55
Rapen/an/a2027
Robberyn/an/a96113
Assaultn/an/a232242
There was no crime data reported for this city.

Denton property crime breakdown

CrimeDentonDenton /100KNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
Burglaryn/an/a1,019670
Theftn/an/a2,1861,959
Vehichle theftn/an/a165230
There was no crime data reported for this city.

Sex offenders in North Carolina

StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
North Carolina16,002195192

There are a total of 16,002 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 195 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 1% greater than the national average.

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Cities near Denton, NC

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Denton, NC0Spencer, NC18.5
Lexington, NC15.2Granite Quarry, NC18.7
Badin, NC15.8Albemarle, NC19.5
Rockwell, NC17.5Welcome, NC20.4
Trinity, NC17.6Archdale, NC20.4
Thomasville, NC17.6Salisbury, NC20.7
Asheboro, NC17.7Randleman, NC21.4
East Spencer, NC18.3Troy, NC22.4
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