Reported Annual Crime In Dover

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDover/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,344 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDover/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)487 (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)3,858 (estimate)2,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dover is 52% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.9 daily crimes that occur in Dover.
  • Dover is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dover you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dover has decreased by 32%.

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Daily Crime In Dover (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dover

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dover is 1 in 206
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dover is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dover is 1 in 24

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

Dover police department

ItemDoverNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.83.3

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
Grifton, NC2,6081751,3871,562
Hookerton, NC3914453,5253,970
Pollocksville, NC4764603,6464,106
Jackson Heights, NC8374753,7634,238
Kinston, NC21,5894773,7774,253
Dover, NC4264873,8584,344

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Turkey, TX4266574,5145,171
Michigantown, IN4264613,0873,548
Haines, OR4263894,4044,793
Stanton, ND4263282,9073,235
South Hills, MT4261411,0601,201
Dover, NC4264873,8584,344
Source: The Dover, 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.