Reported Annual Crime In Hamlet

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHamlet/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime275n/a (estimate)4,2773,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHamlet/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a15.66.75.3
Rape3n/a46.728.140.4
Robbery13n/a202.292.0102.8
Assault34n/a528.8245.5248.5
Violent crime51n/a (estimate)793372386
Burglary103n/a1,601.9710.4468.9
Theft109n/a1,695.21,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft12n/a186.6150.8236.9
Property crime224n/a (estimate)3,4842,7382,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Hamlet, NC. All reported Hamlet, 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 Hamlet, NC overall crime rate is 38% higher than in comparison to the North Carolina average; and is also 51% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Hamlet, NC, the rate is 113% higher than compared to the North Carolina average, and 105% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Hamlet, NC comes in at 27% higher than to the average seen in North Carolina, and 42% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cordova, NC1,7481831,3451,527
Ellerbe, NC1,5542041,4991,703
Scotch Meadows, NC5383182,3382,656
East Rockingham, NC4,0693752,7603,136
Gibson, NC5445464,0154,561
Hoffman, NC5485544,0744,627
Laurel Hill, NC9745694,1874,756
Hamlet, NC6,5667933,4844,277

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hamlet is 51% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.72 daily crimes that occur in Hamlet.
  • Hamlet is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hamlet you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hamlet has decreased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Hamlet (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Hamlet, 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 Hamlet, NC are 1.38 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.51 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Hamlet, NC are 2.13 times more than than North Carolina and 2.05 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Hamlet, NC are 1.27 times more than than North Carolina and 1.42 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Hamlet (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in North Carolina and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Hamlet, NC? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Hamlet, NC has been ranked safer than 20% of other cities in the state of North Carolina. In addition, Hamlet, NC is safer than 13% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all North Carolina and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Hamlet, NC. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Hamlet, NC is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hamlet

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hamlet is 1 in 127
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hamlet is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hamlet is 1 in 24
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Hamlet, 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 Hamlet, NC, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 127. 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 29 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 Hamlet, NC is 1 in 24.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Hamlet, 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 Hamlet, NC has increased by 52%, while the property crime rate in Hamlet, NC has decreased by 31% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Hamlet, NC has decreased by 23% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Hamlet police department

ItemHamletNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2114,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.24.83.3
There are a total of 21 Hamlet police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33% less than the North Carolina average and 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Inverness Highlands South, FL6,5664602,8733,332
Gridley, CA6,5661,5802,9774,556
Gibsonville, NC6,5652341,2421,476
New Milford, CT6,5681071,0031,110
Lacy-Lakeview, TX6,5694683,5454,013
Hamlet, NC6,5667933,4844,277
Source: The Hamlet, 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.