Reported Annual Crime In Knightdale

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKnightdale/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime337n/a (estimate)2,2663,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKnightdale/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape1n/a6.728.140.4
Robbery7n/a47.192.0102.8
Assault13n/a87.4245.5248.5
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)141372386
Burglary31n/a208.4710.4468.9
Theft273n/a1,835.31,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft12n/a80.7150.8236.9
Property crime316n/a (estimate)2,1242,7382,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Knightdale, NC. All reported Knightdale, NC crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Knightdale, NC overall crime rate is 27% lower than in comparison to the North Carolina average; and is also 20% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Knightdale, NC, the rate is 62% lower than compared to the North Carolina average, and 63% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Knightdale, NC comes in at 22% lower than to the average seen in North Carolina, and 13% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wilson's Mills, NC2,8231991,4621,661
Rolesville, NC4,530861,7381,824
Wendell, NC6,0852511,7121,963
Clayton, NC17,2741401,9032,043
Archer Lodge, NC4,4412571,8952,152
Wake Forest, NC33,3191352,3852,520
Zebulon, NC4,5903122,2952,607
Knightdale, NC12,6921412,1242,266

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Knightdale is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.21 daily crimes that occur in Knightdale.
  • Knightdale is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Knightdale you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Knightdale has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Knightdale (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Knightdale, NC per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for North Carolina and on a national scale. In Knightdale, NC the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.37 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.25 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Knightdale, NC is 2.64 times less than the North Carolina average and 2.74 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Knightdale, NC has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.29 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.15 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Knightdale (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Knightdale, NC compared to every other city in North Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Knightdale, NC ranks safer than 61% of every city located within North Carolina along with 41% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in North Carolina and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Knightdale, NC. As a result, Knightdale, NC is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Knightdale

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Knightdale is 1 in 709
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Knightdale is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Knightdale is 1 in 45
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Knightdale, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Knightdale, NC you have a 1 in 709 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 48 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Knightdale, NC.

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

Determining whether Knightdale, 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. Knightdale, NC has decreased by 51% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 6% year over year. Total crimes for Knightdale, NC has decreased by 11% in the same time frame.

Knightdale police department

ItemKnightdaleNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2814,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.44.83.3
There are a total of 28 Knightdale police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.7% less than the North Carolina average and 27.9% 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
Kewanee, IL12,6943053,4033,708
Waianae, HI12,6944053,9264,331
Lindsay, CA12,6885322,3792,911
Wakefield, VA12,68483708791
Beaufort, SC12,7026316,3596,990
Knightdale, NC12,6921412,1242,266
Source: The Knightdale, 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.