Reported Annual Crime In Lake Waccamaw

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Waccamaw/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)706 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Waccamaw/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)79 (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)627 (estimate)2,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lake Waccamaw is 75% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.94 daily crimes that occur in Lake Waccamaw.
  • Lake Waccamaw is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake Waccamaw you have a 1 in 142 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake Waccamaw has decreased by 77%.

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Daily Crime In Lake Waccamaw (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Waccamaw

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Waccamaw is 1 in 1264
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Waccamaw is 1 in 160
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Waccamaw is 1 in 142

Year Over Year Crime In Lake Waccamaw (per 100,000 people)

Lake Waccamaw police department

ItemLake WaccamawNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)514,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.83.3
There are a total of 5 Lake Waccamaw police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.6% less than the North Carolina average and 2.9% 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
Whiteville, NC5,4653662,9043,270
Hallsboro, NC4464213,3393,760
Clarkton, NC7234683,7094,177
Kelly, NC6314713,7344,205
Sandyfield, NC5014873,8624,349
Lake Waccamaw, NC1,39079627706

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Parsons, WV1,3901508981,048
Hasson Heights, PA1,390141813954
Jordan, NY1,390191804995
Elmore, OH1,3901141,0081,122
Bressler, PA1,390129741870
Lake Waccamaw, NC1,39079627706
Source: The Lake Waccamaw, 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.