Reported Annual Crime In Forest City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest City/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime618n/a (estimate)8,4803,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest City/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape6n/a82.326.738.6
Robbery4n/a54.987.9101.9
Assault21n/a288.1227.3237.8
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)425347373
Burglary130n/a1,783.8745.2491.4
Theft430n/a5,900.11,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft27n/a370.5133.8220.2
Property crime587n/a (estimate)8,0542,7502,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Forest City, NC for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Forest City, 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 Forest City, NC crime rates are 174% higher than in comparison to the North Carolina mean and are 197% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Forest City, NC has a rate that is 23% higher than the North Carolina average; compared to the United States, it is 14% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Forest City, NC is 193% higher than its state's mean, and 224% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Forest City is 197% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 23.23 daily crimes that occur in Forest City.
  • Forest City is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Forest City you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Forest City has increased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Forest City (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Forest City, NC for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for North Carolina as well as those across America as a whole. The Forest City, NC total amount of daily offenses is 2.74 times more than the North Carolina average and 2.97 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Forest City, NC is 1.23 times more than the North Carolina average, and it is 1.14 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Forest City, NC has a daily crime figure that is 2.93 times more than the North Carolina average and 3.24 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Forest City (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Forest City, NC compared to other areas of North Carolina, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Forest City, NC safer than 17% when compared to other North Carolina cities, and 9% 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 Forest City, NC. At this time, Forest City, NC sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forest City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forest City is 1 in 236
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest City is 1 in 13
The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest City is 1 in 12
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Forest City, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Forest City, NC you have a 1 in 236 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 13 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Forest City, NC.

Year Over Year Crime In Forest City (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Forest City, NC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Forest City, NC has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 248% in Forest City, NC, while property crimes in Forest City, NC have increased by 14%. Crimes in total for Forest City, NC have increased by 18% year over year.

Forest City police department

ItemForest CityNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3314,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.44.83.3
There are a total of 33 Forest City police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.1% less than the North Carolina average and 34.3% 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
Ellenboro, NC1,3211741,3761,549
Boiling Springs, NC4,6192461,9492,195
Spindale, NC4,2963172,5142,831
Rutherfordton, NC4,20803,6323,632
Polkville, NC4924103,2473,656
Forest City, NC7,3874258,0548,480

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Long Branch, VA7,38864607671
Auburn, GA7,3882881,8892,177
Waite Park, MN7,3913609,4559,815
Venice Gardens, FL7,3813772,2982,675
Forest Glen, MD7,3932701,3681,638
Forest City, NC7,3874258,0548,480
Source: The Forest City, 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.