Reported Annual Crime In Jefferson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,215 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a26.738.6
Robberyn/an/an/a87.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a227.3237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)136 (estimate)347373
Burglaryn/an/an/a745.2491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a133.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,079 (estimate)2,7502,487

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  • The overall crime rate in Jefferson is 57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.33 daily crimes that occur in Jefferson.
  • Jefferson is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jefferson you have a 1 in 83 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jefferson has increased by 40%.

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Daily Crime In Jefferson (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jefferson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jefferson is 1 in 735
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jefferson is 1 in 93
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jefferson is 1 in 83

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

Jefferson police department

ItemJeffersonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)314,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.94.83.3
There are a total of 3 Jefferson police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 61.2% less than the North Carolina average and 43.3% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Boone, NC17,8021741,8322,006
Lansing, NC1973973,1493,546
West Jefferson, NC1,50804,6464,646
Jefferson, NC1,4931361,0791,215

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dassel, MN1,4931151,0481,162
Ceredo, WV1,493129772901
Bremen, OH1,4941221,0821,204
Montello, WI1,49401,5151,515
Booker, TX1,4941561,0711,227
Jefferson, NC1,4931361,0791,215
Source: The Jefferson, 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.