Reported Annual Crime In Kill Devil Hills

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKill Devil Hills/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime385n/a (estimate)5,3983,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKill Devil Hills/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape7n/a98.128.140.4
Robbery1n/a14.092.0102.8
Assault33n/a462.7245.5248.5
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)575372386
Burglary150n/a2,103.2710.4468.9
Theft188n/a2,636.01,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a84.1150.8236.9
Property crime344n/a (estimate)4,8232,7382,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Kill Devil Hills, NC for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Kill Devil Hills, NC is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Kill Devil Hills, NC crime rates are 74% higher than in comparison to the North Carolina mean and are 90% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Kill Devil Hills, NC has a rate that is 54% higher than the North Carolina average; compared to the United States, it is 49% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Kill Devil Hills, NC is 76% higher than its state's mean, and 97% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Southern Shores, NC2,75958429488
Wanchese, NC1,7531421,0451,187
Manns Harbor, NC1,2121491,0991,248
Kitty Hawk, NC3,3383453,7914,136
Manteo, NC1,47204,2834,283
Nags Head, NC2,7984778,4078,884
Duck, NC49709,0679,067
Kill Devil Hills, NC6,8105754,8235,398

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kill Devil Hills is 90% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.79 daily crimes that occur in Kill Devil Hills.
  • Kill Devil Hills is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kill Devil Hills you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kill Devil Hills has increased by 245%.

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Daily Crime In Kill Devil Hills (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Kill Devil Hills, NC per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for North Carolina as well as national figures. In Kill Devil Hills, NC the total number of daily crimes is 1.74 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.90 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Kill Devil Hills, NC are 1.54 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.49 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Kill Devil Hills, NC has a daily crime rate that is 1.76 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.97 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Kill Devil Hills (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in North Carolina and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Kill Devil Hills, NC? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Kill Devil Hills, NC has been ranked safer than 81% of other cities in the state of North Carolina. In addition, Kill Devil Hills, NC is safer than 63% 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 Kill Devil Hills, NC. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Kill Devil Hills, NC is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kill Devil Hills

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kill Devil Hills is 1 in 174
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kill Devil Hills is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kill Devil Hills is 1 in 19
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Kill Devil Hills, NC? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Kill Devil Hills, NC, then there is a 1 in 174 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 21. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 19 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Kill Devil Hills, NC.

Year Over Year Crime In Kill Devil Hills (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Kill Devil Hills, NC is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Kill Devil Hills, NC has increased by 229%, while the property crime rate in Kill Devil Hills, NC has increased by 247% year over year. The number of total crimes in Kill Devil Hills, NC has increased by 245% year over year.

Kill Devil Hills police department

ItemKill Devil HillsNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3314,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.84.83.3
There are a total of 33 Kill Devil Hills police officers. This results in 4.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.2% greater than the North Carolina average and 48% 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.

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Stickney, IL6,810881,0761,164
Floresville, TX6,8133333,3203,654
Belle Haven CDP, VA6,80771605675
Sidney, NE6,8012431,9192,162
Roeland Park, KS6,7992431,7211,964
Kill Devil Hills, NC6,8105754,8235,398
Source: The Kill Devil Hills, 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.