Reported Annual Crime In Elon

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElon/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,294 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElon/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)257 (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)2,037 (estimate)2,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elon is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.28 daily crimes that occur in Elon.
  • Elon is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elon you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elon has increased by 112%.

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Daily Crime In Elon (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elon is 1 in 390
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elon is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elon is 1 in 44

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

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Swepsonville, NC1,11499787886
Forest Oaks, NC3,378106839945
Saxapahaw, NC1,3291371,0901,227
Alamance, NC7861401,1111,251
Glen Raven, NC2,6211531,2151,368
Elon, NC9,5162572,0372,294

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Orono, ME9,514561,5251,581
Decatur, IN9,5111272,1622,289
Jeannette, PA9,52286717803
Zuni Pueblo, NM9,5049175,1696,086
Astoria, OR9,5033255,8226,147
Elon, NC9,5162572,0372,294
Source: The Elon, 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.