Reported Annual Crime In Oxford

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOxford/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime650n/a (estimate)7,4113,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOxford/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape1n/a11.426.738.6
Robbery20n/a228.087.9101.9
Assault58n/a661.3227.3237.8
Violent crime79n/a (estimate)901347373
Burglary184n/a2,097.8745.2491.4
Theft367n/a4,184.21,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft20n/a228.0133.8220.2
Property crime571n/a (estimate)6,5102,7502,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Oxford, NC for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Oxford, NC is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Oxford, NC crime rates are 139% higher than in comparison to the North Carolina mean and are 159% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Oxford, NC has a rate that is 160% higher than the North Carolina average; compared to the United States, it is 142% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Oxford, NC is 137% higher than its state's mean, and 162% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oxford is 159% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.3 daily crimes that occur in Oxford.
  • Oxford is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oxford you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oxford has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Oxford (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Oxford, 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 Oxford, NC are 2.39 times more than the North Carolina average and 2.59 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Oxford, NC are 2.60 times more than than North Carolina and 2.42 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Oxford, NC are 2.37 times more than than North Carolina and 2.62 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Oxford (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Oxford, NC in comparison to other notable cities in the state of North Carolina as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Oxford, NC to other cities in the state and across the country, Oxford, NC is 2% safer than other cities of North Carolina and 1% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in North Carolina cities and all around the United States, Oxford, NC has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Oxford, NC crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oxford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oxford is 1 in 112
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oxford is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oxford is 1 in 14
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Oxford, NC? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Oxford, NC, then there is a 1 in 112 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 16. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 14 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Oxford, NC.

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

The year over year crime rate for Oxford, NC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Oxford, NC has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 2% in Oxford, NC, while property crimes in Oxford, NC have decreased by 3%. Crimes in total for Oxford, NC have decreased by 2% year over year.

Oxford police department

ItemOxfordNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3814,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.44.83.3
There are a total of 38 Oxford police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7% less than the North Carolina average and 36% 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
Creedmoor, NC4,2282702,1412,412
Butner, NC7,6612972,7753,072
Stem, NC7373853,0513,436
Stovall, NC3274533,5934,046
Henderson, NC15,3254653,6864,151
Oxford, NC8,5859016,5107,411

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Price, UT8,5851334,8254,958
Sanatoga, PA8,5812431,4011,645
Blacklick Estates, OH8,5803282,9053,233
Itasca, IL8,579451,1771,222
Waterford, CA8,5791481,4091,557
Oxford, NC8,5859016,5107,411
Source: The Oxford, 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.