Reported Annual Crime In North Wilkesboro

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorth Wilkesboro/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime166n/a (estimate)3,9383,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorth Wilkesboro/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape1n/a23.728.140.4
Robbery3n/a71.292.0102.8
Assault18n/a427.0245.5248.5
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)522372386
Burglary3n/a71.2710.4468.9
Theft135n/a3,202.91,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a142.3150.8236.9
Property crime144n/a (estimate)3,4162,7382,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in North Wilkesboro, 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 27% higher than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 39% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, North Wilkesboro, NC shows a crime rate that is 40% higher than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 35% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, North Wilkesboro, NC is shown to be 25% higher than the North Carolina average and 39% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mulberry, NC1,9401471,0801,227
Millers Creek, NC1,8011651,2181,383
Hays, NC1,6981771,3031,480
Moravian Falls, NC1,9901831,3481,531
Cricket, NC1,6861951,4351,630
Fairplains, NC2,2481961,4431,639
Love Valley, NC1034843,5654,049
North Wilkesboro, NC4,2665223,4163,938

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in North Wilkesboro is 39% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.79 daily crimes that occur in North Wilkesboro.
  • North Wilkesboro is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In North Wilkesboro you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in North Wilkesboro has increased by 48%.

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Daily Crime In North Wilkesboro (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in North Wilkesboro, NC is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for North Carolina and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for North Wilkesboro, NC are 1.27 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.39 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in North Wilkesboro, NC are 1.40 times more than than North Carolina and 1.35 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in North Wilkesboro, NC are 1.25 times more than than North Carolina and 1.39 times more than the national average.

How Safe is North Wilkesboro (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the North Wilkesboro, NC area in comparison to other North Carolina communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show North Wilkesboro, NC being safer than 41% of cities in North Carolina and 19% 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 North Wilkesboro, NC. In conclusion, North Wilkesboro, NC now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in North Wilkesboro

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in North Wilkesboro is 1 in 192
The chance of being a victim of property crime in North Wilkesboro is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in North Wilkesboro is 1 in 26
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in North Wilkesboro, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In North Wilkesboro, NC you have a 1 in 192 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 30 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime in North Wilkesboro, NC.

Year Over Year Crime In North Wilkesboro (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether North Wilkesboro, 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 North Wilkesboro, NC has increased by 75% and the rate of property crime in North Wilkesboro, NC has increased by 45%. The total crime rate in North Wilkesboro, NC has increased by 48% year to year.

North Wilkesboro police department

ItemNorth WilkesboroNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2414,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.64.83.3
There are a total of 24 North Wilkesboro police officers. This results in 5.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.8% greater than the North Carolina average and 73% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Columbiana, AL4,2659832,1353,118
Beecher, IL4,26467582649
Vine Hill, CA4,2643632,0842,447
Berryville, VA4,268931,0181,110
Spindale, NC4,2693402,5032,843
North Wilkesboro, NC4,2665223,4163,938
Source: The North Wilkesboro, 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.