Reported Annual Crime In Greenville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,817n/a (estimate)4,1893,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder7n/a7.75.14.9
Rape37n/a40.626.738.6
Robbery138n/a151.587.9101.9
Assault328n/a360.0227.3237.8
Violent crime510n/a (estimate)560347373
Burglary739n/a811.1745.2491.4
Theft2,480n/a2,721.91,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft88n/a96.6133.8220.2
Property crime3,307n/a (estimate)3,6302,7502,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Greenville, NC. All reported Greenville, 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 Greenville, NC overall crime rate is 35% higher than in comparison to the North Carolina average; and is also 46% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Greenville, NC, the rate is 61% higher than compared to the North Carolina average, and 50% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Greenville, NC comes in at 32% higher than to the average seen in North Carolina, and 46% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Greenville is 46% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.48 daily crimes that occur in Greenville.
  • Greenville is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Greenville you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Greenville has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Greenville (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Greenville, NC per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for North Carolina as well as national figures. In Greenville, NC the total number of daily crimes is 1.35 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.46 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Greenville, NC are 1.61 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.50 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Greenville, NC has a daily crime rate that is 1.32 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.46 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Greenville (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Greenville, NC area in comparison to other North Carolina communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Greenville, NC being safer than 33% of cities in North Carolina and 16% 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 Greenville, NC. In conclusion, Greenville, NC now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Greenville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Greenville is 1 in 179
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Greenville is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Greenville is 1 in 24
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Greenville, NC? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Greenville, NC, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 179. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 28 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Greenville, NC is 1 in 24.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Greenville, 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 Greenville, NC has increased by 8%, while the property crime rate in Greenville, NC has decreased by 11% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Greenville, NC has decreased by 9% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Greenville police department

ItemGreenvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)23214,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.74.83.3
There are a total of 232 Greenville police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.1% less than the North Carolina average and 18.2% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bethel, NC1,83461674735
Grifton, NC2,6081751,3871,562
Maury, NC1,2281951,5441,739
Winterville, NC9,4241881,6721,860
Pinetops, NC1,2776771,6552,333
Greenville, NC87,5465603,6304,189

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chico, CA87,5173524,0404,392
San Marcos, CA87,8081791,5911,770
Norwalk, CT87,2142691,8342,104
Fort Smith, AR87,1938045,8926,696
San Leandro, CA87,1594563,7954,250
Greenville, NC87,5465603,6304,189
Source: The Greenville, 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.