Reported Annual Crime In Goldsboro

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGoldsboro/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,388n/a (estimate)6,6573,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGoldsboro/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder11n/a30.76.75.3
Rape3n/a8.428.140.4
Robbery84n/a234.292.0102.8
Assault291n/a811.2245.5248.5
Violent crime389n/a (estimate)1,084372386
Burglary484n/a1,349.3710.4468.9
Theft1,416n/a3,947.51,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft99n/a276.0150.8236.9
Property crime1,999n/a (estimate)5,5732,7382,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Goldsboro, NC is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 114% higher than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 135% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Goldsboro, NC shows a crime rate that is 191% higher than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 181% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Goldsboro, NC is shown to be 104% higher than the North Carolina average and 127% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Walnut Creek, NC9621501,1061,256
Princeton, NC1,4011701,2521,422
Fremont, NC1,2711761,2981,474
Brogden, NC2,4992051,5071,712
La Grange, NC2,8562081,5331,741
Elroy, NC3,6982351,7321,967
Mar-Mac, NC3,8942421,7782,020
Goldsboro, NC35,9081,0845,5736,657

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Goldsboro is 135% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.24 daily crimes that occur in Goldsboro.
  • Goldsboro is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Goldsboro you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Goldsboro has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Goldsboro (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Goldsboro, NC per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for North Carolina as well as national figures. In Goldsboro, NC the total number of daily crimes is 2.14 times more than the North Carolina average and 2.35 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Goldsboro, NC are 2.91 times more than the North Carolina average and 2.81 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Goldsboro, NC has a daily crime rate that is 2.04 times more than the North Carolina average and 2.27 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Goldsboro (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Goldsboro, NC area in comparison to other North Carolina communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Goldsboro, NC being safer than 2% of cities in North Carolina and 1% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking North Carolina cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Goldsboro, NC. In conclusion, Goldsboro, NC now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Goldsboro

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Goldsboro is 1 in 93
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Goldsboro is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Goldsboro is 1 in 16
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Goldsboro, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Goldsboro, NC you have a 1 in 93 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 18 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Goldsboro, NC.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Goldsboro, NC is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Goldsboro, NC has decreased by 16% and the rate of property crime in Goldsboro, NC has decreased by 11%. The total crime rate in Goldsboro, NC has decreased by 11% year to year.

Goldsboro police department

ItemGoldsboroNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11614,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.83.3
There are a total of 116 Goldsboro police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.5% less than the North Carolina average and 4.3% 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
Lake Worth, FL35,9031,3414,9396,281
Bell, CA35,8966412,1512,793
Franklin, WI35,920581,8841,941
Richfield, MN35,8772142,5212,736
Plant City, FL35,8664143,2973,710
Goldsboro, NC35,9081,0845,5736,657
Source: The Goldsboro, 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.