Denton, NC Crime Rates & Statistics

Denton crime information

StatisticDenton /100KNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
Violent crime187 (estimate)342368
Property crime2,023 (estimate)3,1282,731
Total crime index2,210 (estimate)3,4703,099
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  • The estimated Denton crime index is 36% lower than the North Carolina average and and the North Carolina crime index is 11% higher than the National average.
  • The estimated Denton violent crime rate is 45% lower than the North Carolina average and and the North Carolina violent crime rate is 6% lower than the National average.
  • The estimated Denton property crime rate is 35% lower than the North Carolina average and and the North Carolina property crime rate is 14% higher than the National average.

Denton police department

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

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  • Denton is safer than 59.6% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Denton is less than 76% of the cities in North Carolina.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a crime in Denton is 1 in 46.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Denton is 1 in 535.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a property crime in Denton is 1 in 50.

Denton crime comparison

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Denton violent crime breakdown

CrimeDentonDenton /100KNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
Murdern/an/a55
Rapen/an/a2425
Robberyn/an/a95109
Assaultn/an/a218229
There was no crime data reported for this city.

Denton property crime breakdown

CrimeDentonDenton /100KNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
Burglaryn/an/a921610
Theftn/an/a2,0591,899
Vehichle theftn/an/a148221
There was no crime data reported for this city.

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.

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