Reported Annual Crime In King

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKing/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime172n/a (estimate)2,4993,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKing/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape0n/a0.026.738.6
Robbery1n/a14.587.9101.9
Assault13n/a188.9227.3237.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)203347373
Burglary22n/a319.6745.2491.4
Theft131n/a1,903.21,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a72.6133.8220.2
Property crime158n/a (estimate)2,2962,7502,487
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 19% lower than in comparison to the North Carolina mean and are 13% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, King, NC has a rate that is 41% lower than the North Carolina average; compared to the United States, it is 45% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, King, NC is 17% lower than its state's mean, and 8% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tobaccoville, NC2,4921381,0921,230
Walnut Cove, NC1,5991511,1941,345
Rural Hall, NC3,0141781,4151,593
Lewisville, NC13,0372301,8222,052
Walkertown, NC4,7902391,8912,130
King, NC6,7322032,2962,499

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in King is 13% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.85 daily crimes that occur in King.
  • King is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In King you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in King has decreased by 26%.

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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 1.24 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.14 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in King, NC is 1.71 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.83 times less 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 less than the North Carolina average and 1.08 times less 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 69% of other cities in the state of North Carolina. In addition, King, NC is safer than 48% 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 492
The chance of being a victim of property crime in King is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in King is 1 in 41
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 492 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 44 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 41 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 decreased by 36% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 24% year over year. Total crimes for King, NC has decreased by 26% in the same time frame.

King police department

ItemKingNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2114,511556,527
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 7.6% 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
Torrington, WY6,7322811,7151,996
Neptune Beach, FL6,7331802,4112,591
Dillon, SC6,7312,07012,25514,325
Eastwood, MI6,7344592,0812,540
North Patchogue, NY6,7353221,3581,680
King, NC6,7322032,2962,499
Source: The King, 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.