Reported Annual Crime In Rutherfordton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRutherfordton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime151n/a (estimate)3,6323,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRutherfordton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape0n/a0.026.738.6
Robbery0n/a0.087.9101.9
Assault0n/a0.0227.3237.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0347373
Burglary4n/a96.2745.2491.4
Theft145n/a3,487.31,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a48.1133.8220.2
Property crime151n/a (estimate)3,6322,7502,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Rutherfordton, NC. These figures on reported criminal activity in Rutherfordton, NC, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Rutherfordton, NC is 17% higher than the average of the whole of the state of North Carolina, and when compared with the national average, is 27% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Rutherfordton, NC has 100% lower than violent crime rate than North Carolina average, while remaining 100% lower than the national average. In property crime, Rutherfordton, NC is 32% higher than the average of North Carolina and is 46% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rutherfordton is 27% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.95 daily crimes that occur in Rutherfordton.
  • Rutherfordton is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rutherfordton you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rutherfordton has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Rutherfordton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Rutherfordton, 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 Rutherfordton, NC are 1.17 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.27 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Rutherfordton, NC are equal to than North Carolina and equal to the national mean. While daily property crimes in Rutherfordton, NC are 1.32 times more than than North Carolina and 1.46 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Rutherfordton (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in North Carolina and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Rutherfordton, NC? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Rutherfordton, NC has been ranked safer than 72% of other cities in the state of North Carolina. In addition, Rutherfordton, NC is safer than 49% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all North Carolina and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Rutherfordton, NC. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Rutherfordton, NC is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rutherfordton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rutherfordton is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rutherfordton is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rutherfordton is 1 in 28
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Rutherfordton, NC? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Rutherfordton, NC, you have a 0 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 28. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Rutherfordton, NC is 1 in 28.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Rutherfordton, 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 Rutherfordton, NC has not changed and the rate of property crime in Rutherfordton, NC has increased by 12%. The total crime rate in Rutherfordton, NC has increased by 12% year to year.

Rutherfordton police department

ItemRutherfordtonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1514,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.54.83.3
There are a total of 15 Rutherfordton police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.9% less than the North Carolina average and 8.3% 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
Ellenboro, NC1,3211741,3761,549
Lake Lure, NC1,37502,3652,365
Spindale, NC4,2963172,5142,831
Columbus, NC1,5062023,0273,229
Landrum, SC2,5971213,3063,427
Rutherfordton, NC4,20803,6323,632

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Trent Woods, NC4,210241,0161,039
Belton, SC4,2113244,9035,227
Fordyce, AR4,2051,2794,1065,385
Rutherfordton, NC4,20803,6323,632
Source: The Rutherfordton, 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.