Reported Annual Crime In Monroe

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonroe/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,191n/a (estimate)6,2643,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonroe/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.96.75.3
Rape5n/a14.328.140.4
Robbery68n/a194.492.0102.8
Assault153n/a437.4245.5248.5
Violent crime227n/a (estimate)649372386
Burglary348n/a994.9710.4468.9
Theft1,534n/a4,385.61,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft82n/a234.4150.8236.9
Property crime1,964n/a (estimate)5,6152,7382,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Monroe, NC. These figures on reported criminal activity in Monroe, NC, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Monroe, NC is 101% higher than the average of the whole of the state of North Carolina, and when compared with the national average, is 121% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Monroe, NC has 74% higher than violent crime rate than North Carolina average, while remaining 68% higher than the national average. In property crime, Monroe, NC is 105% higher than the average of North Carolina and is 129% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fairview, NC2,88291670761
Marvin, NC5,8061218901,011
Fairview town, NC3,4801218921,013
Weddington, NC9,9061319611,091
Wesley Chapel, NC7,8821319611,091
Hemby Bridge, NC1,3411371,0081,145
Waxhaw, NC10,8781391,0091,148
Monroe, NC33,5886495,6156,264

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Monroe is 121% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.16 daily crimes that occur in Monroe.
  • Monroe is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Monroe you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Monroe has increased by 61%.

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Daily Crime In Monroe (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Monroe, NC per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for North Carolina and on a national level. In Monroe, NC the total number of daily crimes is 2.01 times more than the North Carolina average and 2.21 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Monroe, NC is 1.74 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.68 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Monroe, NC has a daily crime rate that is 2.05 times more than the North Carolina average and 2.29 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Monroe (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Monroe, NC compared to every other city in North Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Monroe, NC ranks safer than 13% of every city located within North Carolina along with 8% 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 Monroe, NC. As a result, Monroe, NC is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Monroe

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Monroe is 1 in 155
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monroe is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Monroe is 1 in 16
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Monroe, NC? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Monroe, NC, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 155. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 18 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Monroe, NC is 1 in 16.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Monroe, NC is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Monroe, NC has increased by 49% and the rate of property crime in Monroe, NC has increased by 62%. The total crime rate in Monroe, NC has increased by 61% year to year.

Monroe police department

ItemMonroeNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9614,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.83.3
There are a total of 96 Monroe police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.5% less than the North Carolina average and 13.1% 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
Nacogdoches, TX33,5893402,5382,879
Dakota Ridge, CO33,5833342,6723,007
Wildomar, CA33,6011351,8041,939
Redan, GA33,6035544,1804,734
Security-Widefield, CO33,5664703,7554,225
Monroe, NC33,5886495,6156,264
Source: The Monroe, 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.