Reported Annual Crime In Lincolnton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLincolnton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime446n/a (estimate)4,1333,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLincolnton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape3n/a27.826.738.6
Robbery9n/a83.487.9101.9
Assault28n/a259.5227.3237.8
Violent crime40n/a (estimate)371347373
Burglary51n/a472.7745.2491.4
Theft336n/a3,114.01,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft19n/a176.1133.8220.2
Property crime406n/a (estimate)3,7632,7502,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Lincolnton, NC. All reported Lincolnton, 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 Lincolnton, NC overall crime rate is 33% higher than in comparison to the North Carolina average; and is also 45% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Lincolnton, NC, the rate is 7% higher than compared to the North Carolina average, and 1% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Lincolnton, NC comes in at 37% higher than to the average seen in North Carolina, and 51% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lincolnton is 45% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.32 daily crimes that occur in Lincolnton.
  • Lincolnton is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lincolnton you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lincolnton has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Lincolnton (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Lincolnton, NC per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for North Carolina as well as national figures. In Lincolnton, NC the total number of daily crimes is 1.33 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.45 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Lincolnton, NC are 1.07 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.01 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Lincolnton, NC has a daily crime rate that is 1.37 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.51 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Lincolnton (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Lincolnton, NC in comparison to other notable cities in the state of North Carolina as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Lincolnton, NC to other cities in the state and across the country, Lincolnton, NC is 43% safer than other cities of North Carolina and 24% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in North Carolina cities and all around the United States, Lincolnton, NC has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Lincolnton, NC crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lincolnton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lincolnton is 1 in 270
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lincolnton is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lincolnton is 1 in 25
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Lincolnton, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lincolnton, NC you have a 1 in 270 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 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lincolnton, NC.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Lincolnton, NC is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Lincolnton, NC has decreased by 21%, while the property crime rate in Lincolnton, NC has decreased by 15% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Lincolnton, NC has decreased by 15% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Lincolnton police department

ItemLincolntonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3514,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.83.3
There are a total of 35 Lincolnton police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.3% less than the North Carolina average and 0.4% 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
Westport, NC3,79466524590
Denver, NC1,837109866975
Lowesville, NC3,159110870979
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,3311138941,007
Lowell, NC3,5611911,5171,709
Lincolnton, NC10,6013713,7634,133

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Vidalia, GA10,5966726,3727,044
Bound Brook, NJ10,6071331,3541,487
Forestville, OH10,5951691,4941,663
Gardere, LA10,5945703,5374,107
Halfway, MD10,6095832,9523,535
Lincolnton, NC10,6013713,7634,133
Source: The Lincolnton, 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.