Reported Annual Crime In Polkton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePolkton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,341 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePolkton/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)262 (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)2,078 (estimate)2,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Polkton is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.41 daily crimes that occur in Polkton.
  • Polkton is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Polkton you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Polkton has decreased by 32%.

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Daily Crime In Polkton (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Polkton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Polkton is 1 in 382
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Polkton is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Polkton is 1 in 43

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

Polkton police department

ItemPolktonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)214,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.64.83.3
There are a total of 2 Polkton police officers. This results in 0.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 87.7% less than the North Carolina average and 81.9% less 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
Wingate, NC3,7082091,6521,861
Mount Gilead, NC1,4562563,0743,330
Marshville, NC2,4931513,8614,012
Peachland, NC4424873,8614,348
Lilesville, NC5405013,9724,474
Polkton, NC3,2682622,0782,341

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
White Bluff, TN3,2694461,5762,022
Corning, AR3,2673859961,381
Gunnison, UT3,2671632,0572,219
Juno Beach, FL3,2671172,7312,849
Spencer, NC3,2676083,3133,921
Polkton, NC3,2682622,0782,341
Source: The Polkton, 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.