Reported Annual Crime In Elkin

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElkin/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,496 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElkin/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)280 (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)2,217 (estimate)2,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elkin is 13% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.84 daily crimes that occur in Elkin.
  • Elkin is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elkin you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elkin has decreased by 78%.

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Daily Crime In Elkin (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elkin

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elkin is 1 in 358
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elkin is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elkin is 1 in 41

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

Elkin police department

ItemElkinNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2114,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.24.83.3
There are a total of 21 Elkin police officers. This results in 5.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.8% greater than the North Carolina average and 59% 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
White Plains, NC1,1151361,0791,215
Boonville, NC1,5471501,1881,338
Hays, NC1,8661651,3091,474
Dobson, NC1,5503172,9843,302
Yadkinville, NC2,9466162,8413,457
Elkin, NC4,1982802,2172,496

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Columbiana, AL4,1983082,5342,842
Sparta, MI4,1993261,8392,165
East Hampton North, NY4,20199417515
Leisure Village, NJ4,2012541,6181,871
Sullivan, IN4,2033402,2732,613
Elkin, NC4,1982802,2172,496
Source: The Elkin, 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.