Reported Annual Crime In Fletcher

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFletcher/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime168n/a (estimate)2,1933,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFletcher/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a26.16.75.3
Rape1n/a13.128.140.4
Robbery0n/a0.092.0102.8
Assault4n/a52.2245.5248.5
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)91372386
Burglary71n/a926.9710.4468.9
Theft84n/a1,096.61,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a78.3150.8236.9
Property crime161n/a (estimate)2,1022,7382,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Fletcher, NC for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Fletcher, NC is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Fletcher, NC crime rates are 29% lower than in comparison to the North Carolina mean and are 23% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Fletcher, NC has a rate that is 75% lower than the North Carolina average; compared to the United States, it is 76% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Fletcher, NC is 23% lower than its state's mean, and 14% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Laurel Park, NC2,6960384384
Flat Rock, NC3,18171522592
Bent Creek, NC1,50985628714
Horse Shoe, NC2,832112825937
Avery Creek, NC2,605118869987
Biltmore Forest, NC1,459689581,027
Hoopers Creek, NC1,1971359921,127
Fletcher, NC7,320912,1022,193

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fletcher is 23% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.01 daily crimes that occur in Fletcher.
  • Fletcher is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fletcher you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fletcher has increased by 35%.

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Daily Crime In Fletcher (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fletcher, 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 Fletcher, NC are 1.42 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.29 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Fletcher, NC are 4.07 times less than than North Carolina and 4.23 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fletcher, NC are 1.30 times less than than North Carolina and 1.17 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Fletcher (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Fletcher, NC in comparison to other notable cities in the state of North Carolina as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Fletcher, NC to other cities in the state and across the country, Fletcher, NC is 85% safer than other cities of North Carolina and 62% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in North Carolina cities and all around the United States, Fletcher, NC has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Fletcher, NC crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fletcher

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fletcher is 1 in 1095
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fletcher is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fletcher is 1 in 46
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Fletcher, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Fletcher, NC you have a 1 in 1095 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 48 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fletcher, NC.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Fletcher, NC is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Fletcher, NC has increased by 72%, while the property crime rate in Fletcher, NC has increased by 34% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Fletcher, NC has increased by 35% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Fletcher police department

ItemFletcherNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1614,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.24.83.3
There are a total of 16 Fletcher police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54.3% less than the North Carolina average and 33.3% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Williston Park, NY7,319162668830
Clarkston, WA7,3183687,5857,954
Raritan, NJ7,318481,9231,971
Ione, CA7,31858714773
Gonzales, TX7,3171,1962,5233,719
Fletcher, NC7,320912,1022,193
Source: The Fletcher, 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.