Reported Annual Crime In Oak Island

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Island/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,450 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Island/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a26.738.6
Robberyn/an/an/a87.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a227.3237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)162 (estimate)347373
Burglaryn/an/an/a745.2491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a133.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,287 (estimate)2,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oak Island is 49% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.97 daily crimes that occur in Oak Island.
  • Oak Island is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oak Island you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oak Island has decreased by 68%.

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Daily Crime In Oak Island (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oak Island

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oak Island is 1 in 616
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oak Island is 1 in 78
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oak Island is 1 in 69

Year Over Year Crime In Oak Island (per 100,000 people)

Oak Island police department

ItemOak IslandNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2314,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.83.3
There are a total of 23 Oak Island police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.5% less than the North Carolina average and 0.2% 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
Kure Beach, NC2,38854431486
St. James, NC3,70466524590
Southport, NC3,0321199411,060
Bald Head Island, NC1791401,1111,251
Caswell Beach, NC4501401,1111,251
Oak Island, NC7,0511621,2871,450

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Corbin, KY7,0511782,7242,902
Clover Creek, WA7,0522462,9953,241
Seward, NE7,05056754809
Cortland, OH7,05029923952
Archbald, PA7,0533248881,212
Oak Island, NC7,0511621,2871,450
Source: The Oak Island, 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.