Reported Annual Crime In Elon

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElon/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime84n/a (estimate)8283,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElon/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape0n/a0.028.140.4
Robbery0n/a0.092.0102.8
Assault3n/a29.6245.5248.5
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)30372386
Burglary28n/a275.9710.4468.9
Theft53n/a522.21,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0150.8236.9
Property crime81n/a (estimate)7982,7382,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Elon, NC. The total number of reported crimes in Elon, NC is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Elon, NC crime rate is 73% lower than the North Carolina average and is 71% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Elon, NC has a violent crime rate that is 92% lower than the North Carolina average and 92% lower than the national average. For property crime, Elon, NC is 71% lower than the North Carolina average and 67% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Swepsonville, NC1,114106784890
Forest Oaks, NC3,378114836949
Saxapahaw, NC1,3291471,0851,232
Alamance, NC7861501,1061,256
Glen Raven, NC2,6211641,2101,374
Gibsonville, NC6,5652341,2421,476
Green Level, NC2,0782251,6581,884
Elon, NC9,51630798828

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elon is 71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.27 daily crimes that occur in Elon.
  • Elon is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elon you have a 1 in 121 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elon has decreased by 64%.

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Daily Crime In Elon (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Elon, NC is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for North Carolina and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Elon, NC are 3.76 times less than the North Carolina average and 3.43 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Elon, NC are 12.59 times less than than North Carolina and 13.07 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Elon, NC are 3.43 times less than than North Carolina and 3.07 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Elon (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Elon, NC compared to other areas of North Carolina, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Elon, NC safer than 66% when compared to other North Carolina cities, and 46% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in North Carolina, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Elon, NC. At this time, Elon, NC sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elon is 1 in 3384
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elon is 1 in 126
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elon is 1 in 121
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Elon, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Elon, NC you have a 1 in 3384 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 126 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 121 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Elon, NC.

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

Determining whether Elon, NC is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Elon, NC has decreased by 88% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 61% year over year. Total crimes for Elon, NC has decreased by 64% in the same time frame.

Elon police department

ItemElonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1614,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.74.83.3
There are a total of 16 Elon police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 65.1% less than the North Carolina average and 49% less 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.

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Orono, ME9,514371,1601,198
Decatur, IN9,511531,8151,868
Jeannette, PA9,522108841949
Zuni Pueblo, NM9,5049825,5056,486
Astoria, OR9,5031664,6614,827
Elon, NC9,51630798828
Source: The Elon, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.