Reported Annual Crime In Denton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,094 (estimate)3,2032,962
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a55
Rapen/an/an/a2437
Robberyn/an/an/a85102
Assaultn/an/an/a215233
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)174 (estimate)330366
Burglaryn/an/an/a798543
Theftn/an/an/a1,9381,837
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a137216
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,920 (estimate)2,8732,596

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Denton is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.74 daily crimes that occur in Denton.
  • Denton is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Denton you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Denton has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Denton (per 100,000 people)

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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 577
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Denton is 1 in 53
The chance of being a victim of crime in Denton is 1 in 48

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

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Southmont, NC1,3881481,6421,790
Tyro, NC3,7352072,2922,500
Lexington, NC19,0384423,3933,835
New London, NC6074054,4794,884
Misenheimer, NC6165165,7136,229
Denton, NC1,7131741,9202,094

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elberta, AL1,713247494740
Claysburg, PA1,712112745858
Ely, IA1,71454410464
Adwolf, VA1,714981,1221,221
Houghton, NY1,712901,0171,107
Denton, NC1,7131741,9202,094
Source: The Denton, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2014. 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.