Reported Annual Crime In Denton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,433 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a26.738.6
Robberyn/an/an/a87.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a227.3237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)161 (estimate)347373
Burglaryn/an/an/a745.2491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a133.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,273 (estimate)2,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Denton is 50% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.93 daily crimes that occur in Denton.
  • Denton is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Denton you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Denton has decreased by 32%.

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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 623
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Denton is 1 in 79
The chance of being a victim of crime in Denton is 1 in 70

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

Denton police department

ItemDentonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)614,511556,527
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, NC1,316102809912
Tyro, NC3,5551861,4701,656
New London, NC5464063,2143,619
Lexington, NC19,0294033,2323,635
Misenheimer, NC5834893,8744,362
Denton, NC1,6821611,2731,433

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Romoland, CA1,6822121,3051,518
Long Valley, NJ1,68263403466
Meridian Hills, IN1,68254364419
Rosebud, SD1,6822151,0911,306
Winchester, NH1,6831651,1321,297
Denton, NC1,6821611,2731,433
Source: The Denton, 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.