Reported Annual Crime In Lenoir

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLenoir/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime842n/a (estimate)4,7193,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLenoir/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a11.25.14.9
Rape3n/a16.826.738.6
Robbery12n/a67.287.9101.9
Assault22n/a123.3227.3237.8
Violent crime39n/a (estimate)219347373
Burglary172n/a963.9745.2491.4
Theft588n/a3,295.21,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft43n/a241.0133.8220.2
Property crime803n/a (estimate)4,5002,7502,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Lenoir, NC is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 52% higher than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 65% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Lenoir, NC shows a crime rate that is 37% lower than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 41% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Lenoir, NC is shown to be 64% higher than the North Carolina average and 81% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lenoir is 65% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.93 daily crimes that occur in Lenoir.
  • Lenoir is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lenoir you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lenoir has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Lenoir (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Lenoir, NC on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of North Carolina. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Lenoir, NC (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to North Carolina state wide, are 1.52 times more than the state average and 1.65 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Lenoir, NC on a daily bases are 1.59 times less than than North Carolina average and 1.70 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Lenoir, NC are 1.64 times more than the daily state average and 1.81 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Lenoir (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Lenoir, NC area in comparison to other North Carolina communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Lenoir, NC being safer than 47% of cities in North Carolina and 27% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking North Carolina cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Lenoir, NC. In conclusion, Lenoir, NC now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lenoir

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lenoir is 1 in 458
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lenoir is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lenoir is 1 in 22
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Lenoir, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lenoir, NC you have a 1 in 458 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 23 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lenoir, NC.

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

The year over year crime rate for Lenoir, NC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Lenoir, NC has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 8% in Lenoir, NC, while property crimes in Lenoir, NC have increased by 3%. Crimes in total for Lenoir, NC have increased by 3% year over year.

Lenoir police department

ItemLenoirNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6414,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.54.83.3
There are a total of 64 Lenoir police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.7% less than the North Carolina average and 7.2% 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
Northlakes, NC1,42392729821
Rutherford College, NC1,0921281,0131,141
Cedar Rock, NC2991401,1111,251
Valdese, NC4,468221,2361,259
Glen Alpine, NC1,5111491,1831,332
Lenoir, NC18,0612194,5004,719

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Florida Ridge, FL18,0565793,5244,103
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Bonney Lake, WA18,0401362,3572,492
Lackawanna, NY18,0375532,2722,825
Cinco Ranch, TX18,0281681,1551,323
Lenoir, NC18,0612194,5004,719
Source: The Lenoir, 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.