Reported Annual Crime In King

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKing/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime261n/a (estimate)3,6813,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKing/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a14.16.75.3
Rape4n/a56.428.140.4
Robbery1n/a14.192.0102.8
Assault22n/a310.3245.5248.5
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)395372386
Burglary23n/a324.4710.4468.9
Theft208n/a2,933.31,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft2n/a28.2150.8236.9
Property crime233n/a (estimate)3,2862,7382,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in King, NC for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in King, 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 King, NC crime rates are 18% higher than in comparison to the North Carolina mean and are 30% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, King, NC has a rate that is 6% higher than the North Carolina average; compared to the United States, it is 2% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, King, NC is 20% higher than its state's mean, and 34% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tobaccoville, NC2,5491481,0881,235
Walnut Cove, NC1,5651621,1891,351
Rural Hall, NC3,0791911,4081,600
Lewisville, NC13,3562461,8142,061
Walkertown, NC4,9002561,8832,139
Bethania, NC3563342,4602,795
Germanton, NC8584233,1143,537
King, NC6,7773953,2863,681

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in King is 30% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.08 daily crimes that occur in King.
  • King is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In King you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in King has increased by 47%.

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Daily Crime In King (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in King, NC per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for North Carolina and on a national scale. In King, NC the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.18 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.30 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in King, NC is 1.06 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.02 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, King, NC has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.20 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.34 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is King (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in North Carolina and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is King, NC? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that King, NC has been ranked safer than 51% of other cities in the state of North Carolina. In addition, King, NC is safer than 25% 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 King, NC. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that King, NC is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in King

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in King is 1 in 254
The chance of being a victim of property crime in King is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in King is 1 in 28
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in King, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In King, NC you have a 1 in 254 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 31 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in King, NC.

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

Determining whether King, NC is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. King, NC has increased by 95% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 43% year over year. Total crimes for King, NC has increased by 47% in the same time frame.

King police department

ItemKingNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2114,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.04.83.3
There are a total of 21 King police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.8% less than the North Carolina average and 7.2% 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
Warwick, NY6,7772901,1931,483
Landen, OH6,7761421,2241,367
Wildwood, FL6,7767372,9463,683
Westmere, NY6,7783011,2361,537
Stickney, IL6,778881,0761,164
King, NC6,7773953,2863,681
Source: The King, 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.