Reported Annual Crime In Murphy

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMurphy/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime125n/a (estimate)7,7643,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMurphy/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape2n/a124.226.738.6
Robbery1n/a62.187.9101.9
Assault13n/a807.5227.3237.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)994347373
Burglary25n/a1,552.8745.2491.4
Theft77n/a4,782.61,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a434.8133.8220.2
Property crime109n/a (estimate)6,7702,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Murphy is 172% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 21.27 daily crimes that occur in Murphy.
  • Murphy is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Murphy you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Murphy has decreased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In Murphy (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Murphy

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Murphy is 1 in 101
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Murphy is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Murphy is 1 in 13

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

Murphy police department

ItemMurphyNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)914,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.54.83.3
There are a total of 9 Murphy police officers. This results in 5.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.7% greater than the North Carolina average and 69.1% 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
Mineral Bluff, GA811541,2321,386
Young Harris, GA1,0401571,2591,417
Hayesville, NC3933632,8773,240
Marble, NC2494493,5604,010
Andrews, NC1,9595135,1255,638
Murphy, NC2,1009946,7707,764

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Noank, CT2,10048399447
Dryden, NY2,1001958241,019
Lake City, AR2,1002617411,002
Englishtown, NJ2,101501,9081,958
Ellaville, GA2,0992111,9512,162
Murphy, NC2,1009946,7707,764
Source: The Murphy, 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.