Mount Olive, NC Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Mount Olive

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Olive/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime355n/a (estimate)7,5983,4703,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Olive/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a055
Rape1n/a212425
Robbery8n/a17195109
Assault35n/a749218229
Violent crime44n/a (estimate)942342368
Burglary88n/a1,884921610
Theft209n/a4,4732,0591,899
Vehicle theft14n/a300148221
Property crime311n/a (estimate)6,6573,1282,731

A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Mount Olive, NC is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Mount Olive, NC. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Mount Olive, NC averages 118% higher than the rest of North Carolina while the rate of crime on a national scale is 145% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Mount Olive, NC is 175% higher than the average rate of crime in North Carolina and 155% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 112% higher than the remainder of the state of North Carolina and 143% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Mount Olive, NC area.

The overall crime rate in Mount Olive is 145% higher than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 20.82 daily crimes that occur in Mount Olive.
Mount Olive is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
In Mount Olive you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Mount Olive has decreased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Mount Olive (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Mount Olive, 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 Mount Olive, NC (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to North Carolina state wide, are 2.19 times more than than the state average and 2.45 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Mount Olive, NC on a daily bases are 2.75 times more than than North Carolina average and 2.56 times more than than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Mount Olive, NC are 2.13 times more than than the daily state average and 2.44 times more than than the daily national numbers.

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How Safe is Mount Olive (higher is better)

How safe is Mount Olive, NC compared to other cities in North Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Mount Olive, NC is safer than 5% of the cities in North Carolina and 2% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in North Carolina and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Mount Olive, NC. Overall, Mount Olive, NC is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Olive

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Olive is 1 in 107
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Olive is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Olive is 1 in 14

Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Mount Olive, 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 Mount Olive, NC, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 107. 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 16 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 Mount Olive, NC is 1 in 14.

Year Over Year Crime In Mount Olive (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Mount Olive, NC is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Mount Olive, NC has decreased by 22% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 15% year over year. Total crimes for Mount Olive, NC has decreased by 16% in the same time frame.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Walnut Creek, NC9221641,7751,939
Faison, NC1,1592002,1702,370
Brogden, NC2,3492202,3862,607
Warsaw, NC3,0834413,7524,193
Elroy, NC4,2843643,9414,305
Mount Olive, NC4,5829426,6577,598

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Flemington, NJ4,5822151,2891,504
Negaunee, MI4,581431,8711,914
Santa Teresa, NM4,5843962,3612,757
Southern Shops, SC4,5796895,3676,056
Homestead Meadows North, TX4,5792632,5022,765
Mount Olive, NC4,5829426,6577,598

Mount Olive police department

ItemMount OliveNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1614,511504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.83.3

There are a total of 16 Mount Olive police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.3% less than the North Carolina average and 4.9% 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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.