Reported Annual Crime In Emerald Isle

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEmerald Isle/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime168n/a (estimate)4,5053,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEmerald Isle/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape1n/a26.826.738.6
Robbery1n/a26.887.9101.9
Assault4n/a107.3227.3237.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)161347373
Burglary70n/a1,877.2745.2491.4
Theft88n/a2,359.91,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a107.3133.8220.2
Property crime162n/a (estimate)4,3442,7502,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Emerald Isle, NC. All reported Emerald Isle, NC crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Emerald Isle, NC overall crime rate is 45% higher than in comparison to the North Carolina average; and is also 58% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Emerald Isle, NC, the rate is 54% lower than compared to the North Carolina average, and 57% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Emerald Isle, NC comes in at 58% higher than to the average seen in North Carolina, and 75% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Emerald Isle is 58% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.34 daily crimes that occur in Emerald Isle.
  • Emerald Isle is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Emerald Isle you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Emerald Isle has decreased by 32%.

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Compare Emerald Isle, NC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Emerald Isle (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Emerald Isle, NC on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of North Carolina. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Emerald Isle, NC (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to North Carolina state wide, are 1.45 times more than the state average and 1.58 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Emerald Isle, NC on a daily bases are 2.16 times less than than North Carolina average and 2.32 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Emerald Isle, NC are 1.58 times more than the daily state average and 1.75 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Emerald Isle (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in North Carolina and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Emerald Isle, NC? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Emerald Isle, NC has been ranked safer than 51% of other cities in the state of North Carolina. In addition, Emerald Isle, NC is safer than 31% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all North Carolina and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Emerald Isle, NC. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Emerald Isle, NC is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Emerald Isle

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Emerald Isle is 1 in 622
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Emerald Isle is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Emerald Isle is 1 in 23
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Emerald Isle, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Emerald Isle, NC you have a 1 in 622 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 24 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Emerald Isle, NC.

Year Over Year Crime In Emerald Isle (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Emerald Isle, NC is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Emerald Isle, NC has decreased by 65%, the amount of property crime in Emerald Isle, NC has decreased by 29%, and the total amount of crime in Emerald Isle, NC has decreased by 32% year to year.

Emerald Isle police department

ItemEmerald IsleNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2014,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.34.83.3
There are a total of 20 Emerald Isle police officers. This results in 5.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.9% greater than the North Carolina average and 63.6% 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
Cedar Point, NC1,48049386435
Havelock, NC20,850241,0541,078
Broad Creek, NC2,2481351,0691,204
Indian Beach, NC2221401,1111,251
Cape Carteret, NC2,2372411,4471,688
Emerald Isle, NC3,6891614,3444,505

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waikapu, HI3,6891481,9122,060
Leisure Village East, NJ3,6891559871,142
Carthage, NY3,6892591,0921,351
Forsyth, IL3,690101523624
Brimfield, OH3,6911441,2741,417
Emerald Isle, NC3,6891614,3444,505
Source: The Emerald Isle, 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.