Reported Annual Crime In Granite Falls

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGranite Falls/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime269n/a (estimate)5,7713,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGranite Falls/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape1n/a21.526.738.6
Robbery0n/a0.087.9101.9
Assault3n/a64.4227.3237.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)86347373
Burglary16n/a343.3745.2491.4
Theft239n/a5,127.61,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a214.5133.8220.2
Property crime265n/a (estimate)5,6852,7502,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Granite Falls, 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 86% higher than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 102% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Granite Falls, NC shows a crime rate that is 75% lower than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 77% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Granite Falls, NC is shown to be 107% higher than the North Carolina average and 129% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Granite Falls is 102% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.81 daily crimes that occur in Granite Falls.
  • Granite Falls is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Granite Falls you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Granite Falls has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Granite Falls (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Granite Falls, 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 Granite Falls, NC (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to North Carolina state wide, are 1.86 times more than the state average and 2.02 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Granite Falls, NC on a daily bases are 4.04 times less than than North Carolina average and 4.34 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Granite Falls, NC are 2.07 times more than the daily state average and 2.29 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Granite Falls (higher is better)

How safe is Granite Falls, NC compared to other cities in North Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Granite Falls, NC is safer than 40% of the cities in North Carolina and 21% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in North Carolina and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Granite Falls, NC. Overall, Granite Falls, NC is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Granite Falls

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Granite Falls is 1 in 1166
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Granite Falls is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Granite Falls is 1 in 18
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Granite Falls, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Granite Falls, NC you have a 1 in 1166 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 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Granite Falls, NC.

Year Over Year Crime In Granite Falls (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Granite Falls, 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 Granite Falls, NC has decreased by 66%, the amount of property crime in Granite Falls, NC has increased by 11%, and the total amount of crime in Granite Falls, NC has increased by 7% year to year.

Granite Falls police department

ItemGranite FallsNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1714,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.64.83.3
There are a total of 17 Granite Falls police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.8% less than the North Carolina average and 10% 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
Northlakes, NC1,42392729821
Rutherford College, NC1,0921281,0131,141
Cedar Rock, NC2991401,1111,251
Valdese, NC4,468221,2361,259
Drexel, NC1,66201,3411,341
Granite Falls, NC4,694865,6855,771

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mount Olive, NC4,6934014,7445,144
Dodgeville, WI4,6931921,4511,643
Carrollton, VA4,6931131,0761,190
Adairsville, GA4,6921263,1093,235
Manlius, NY4,6912681,1301,397
Granite Falls, NC4,694865,6855,771
Source: The Granite Falls, 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.