Reported Annual Crime In Mooresville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMooresville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,543n/a (estimate)4,2293,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMooresville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape10n/a27.428.140.4
Robbery27n/a74.092.0102.8
Assault63n/a172.7245.5248.5
Violent crime100n/a (estimate)274372386
Burglary178n/a487.9710.4468.9
Theft1,232n/a3,377.01,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft33n/a90.5150.8236.9
Property crime1,443n/a (estimate)3,9552,7382,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Mooresville, 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 36% higher than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 49% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Mooresville, NC shows a crime rate that is 26% lower than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 29% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Mooresville, NC is shown to be 44% higher than the North Carolina average and 61% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Westport, NC3,79471522592
Denver, NC1,837117862979
Lowesville, NC3,159118866984
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,3311218901,011
Davidson, NC11,492721,0991,171
Cornelius, NC26,2461611,1831,344
Enochville, NC2,6641661,2181,384
Mooresville, NC34,4662743,9554,229

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mooresville is 49% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.59 daily crimes that occur in Mooresville.
  • Mooresville is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mooresville you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mooresville has increased by 46%.

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Daily Crime In Mooresville (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Mooresville, NC per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for North Carolina as well as national figures. In Mooresville, NC the total number of daily crimes is 1.36 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.49 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Mooresville, NC are 1.36 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.41 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Mooresville, NC has a daily crime rate that is 1.44 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.61 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Mooresville (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Mooresville, NC area in comparison to other North Carolina communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Mooresville, NC being safer than 52% of cities in North Carolina and 26% 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 Mooresville, NC. In conclusion, Mooresville, NC now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mooresville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mooresville is 1 in 365
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mooresville is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mooresville is 1 in 24
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Mooresville, 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 Mooresville, NC, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 365. 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 26 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 Mooresville, NC is 1 in 24.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Mooresville, 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 Mooresville, NC has decreased by 16% and the rate of property crime in Mooresville, NC has increased by 53%. The total crime rate in Mooresville, NC has increased by 46% year to year.

Mooresville police department

ItemMooresvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8614,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.64.83.3
There are a total of 86 Mooresville police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.1% less than the North Carolina average and 21.2% 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
La Porte, TX34,4732061,7001,906
Newnan, GA34,4575642,6383,202
Norristown, PA34,4544301,7952,225
Orangevale, CA34,4495413,1023,642
Brunswick, OH34,43872644716
Mooresville, NC34,4662743,9554,229
Source: The Mooresville, 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.