Reported Annual Crime In Kinston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKinston/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,253 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKinston/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)477 (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)3,777 (estimate)2,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kinston is 49% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.65 daily crimes that occur in Kinston.
  • Kinston is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kinston you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kinston has decreased by 49%.

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Daily Crime In Kinston (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kinston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kinston is 1 in 210
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kinston is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kinston is 1 in 24

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

Kinston police department

ItemKinstonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7814,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.64.83.3
There are a total of 78 Kinston police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.2% less than the North Carolina average and 9.3% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Grifton, NC2,6081751,3871,562
La Grange, NC2,8561941,5401,734
Maury, NC1,2281951,5441,739
Ayden, NC5,0183672,9123,280
Seven Springs, NC1184093,2453,654
Kinston, NC21,5894773,7774,253

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bay Point, CA21,5866694,1144,784
Sunny Isles Beach, FL21,5832031,7831,985
Clarksville, IN21,5795397,1657,704
Ramona, CA21,5784872,9933,480
Stoneham, MA21,6111959261,121
Kinston, NC21,5894773,7774,253
Source: The Kinston, 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.