Reported Annual Crime In Kernersville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKernersville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,245n/a (estimate)5,2003,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKernersville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.26.75.3
Rape7n/a29.228.140.4
Robbery23n/a96.192.0102.8
Assault71n/a296.5245.5248.5
Violent crime102n/a (estimate)426372386
Burglary151n/a630.7710.4468.9
Theft956n/a3,992.81,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft36n/a150.4150.8236.9
Property crime1,143n/a (estimate)4,7742,7382,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Kernersville, NC is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Kernersville, NC. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Kernersville, NC averages 67% higher than the rest of North Carolina while the rate of crime on a national scale is 83% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Kernersville, NC is 14% higher than the average rate of crime in North Carolina and 10% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 74% higher than the remainder of the state of North Carolina and 95% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Kernersville, NC area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jamestown, NC3,718103761864
Oak Ridge, NC6,6171218901,011
Summerfield, NC10,7581421,0431,185
Walnut Cove, NC1,5651621,1891,351
Wallburg, NC3,0681721,2651,437
Rural Hall, NC3,0791911,4081,600
Stokesdale, NC5,2782271,6681,894
Kernersville, NC23,7364264,7745,200

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kernersville is 83% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.25 daily crimes that occur in Kernersville.
  • Kernersville is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kernersville you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kernersville has increased by 78%.

Find Real Estate Listings In Kernersville

Location
Price
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
 

New Real Estate Listings In Kernersville

Compare Kernersville, NC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Kernersville (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Kernersville, NC per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for North Carolina as well as national figures. In Kernersville, NC the total number of daily crimes is 1.67 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.83 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Kernersville, NC are 1.14 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.10 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Kernersville, NC has a daily crime rate that is 1.74 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.95 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Kernersville (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Kernersville, NC area in comparison to other North Carolina communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Kernersville, NC being safer than 35% of cities in North Carolina and 17% 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 Kernersville, NC. In conclusion, Kernersville, NC now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kernersville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kernersville is 1 in 235
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kernersville is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kernersville is 1 in 20
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Kernersville, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Kernersville, NC you have a 1 in 235 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 21 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Kernersville, NC.

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

The year over year crime rate for Kernersville, NC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Kernersville, NC has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 30% in Kernersville, NC, while property crimes in Kernersville, NC have increased by 84%. Crimes in total for Kernersville, NC have increased by 78% year over year.

Kernersville police department

ItemKernersvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8314,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.54.83.3
There are a total of 83 Kernersville police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.5% less than the North Carolina average and 8% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elk River, MN23,743991,8961,996
Riverbank, CA23,7612252,5202,746
The Crossings, FL23,6813472,1702,518
Palm City, FL23,6681811,1301,311
Mequon, WI23,66325817842
Kernersville, NC23,7364264,7745,200
Source: The Kernersville, 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.