Reported Annual Crime In Salisbury

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSalisbury/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,994n/a (estimate)5,8443,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSalisbury/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder14n/a41.06.75.3
Rape9n/a26.428.140.4
Robbery74n/a216.992.0102.8
Assault235n/a688.7245.5248.5
Violent crime332n/a (estimate)973372386
Burglary416n/a1,219.2710.4468.9
Theft1,169n/a3,426.01,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft77n/a225.7150.8236.9
Property crime1,662n/a (estimate)4,8712,7382,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Salisbury, NC. All reported Salisbury, NC crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Salisbury, NC overall crime rate is 88% higher than in comparison to the North Carolina average; and is also 106% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Salisbury, NC, the rate is 161% higher than compared to the North Carolina average, and 152% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Salisbury, NC comes in at 78% higher than to the average seen in North Carolina, and 99% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Southmont, NC1,316110806915
Granite Quarry, NC2,9711641,2071,371
Enochville, NC2,6641661,2181,384
East Spencer, NC1,5201931,4241,618
Tyro, NC3,5551991,4641,663
Landis, NC3,1042051,5121,717
Kannapolis, NC43,8652521,9972,249
Salisbury, NC33,5249734,8715,844

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Salisbury is 106% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.01 daily crimes that occur in Salisbury.
  • Salisbury is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Salisbury you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Salisbury has increased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Salisbury (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Salisbury, NC for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for North Carolina as well as those across America as a whole. The Salisbury, NC total amount of daily offenses is 1.88 times more than the North Carolina average and 2.06 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Salisbury, NC is 2.61 times more than the North Carolina average, and it is 2.52 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Salisbury, NC has a daily crime figure that is 1.78 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.99 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Salisbury (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Salisbury, NC compared to every other city in North Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Salisbury, NC ranks safer than 5% of every city located within North Carolina along with 2% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in North Carolina and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Salisbury, NC. As a result, Salisbury, NC is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Salisbury

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Salisbury is 1 in 103
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Salisbury is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Salisbury is 1 in 18
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Salisbury, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Salisbury, NC you have a 1 in 103 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 21 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Salisbury, NC.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Salisbury, NC is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Salisbury, NC has increased by 31%, while the property crime rate in Salisbury, NC has increased by 7% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Salisbury, NC has increased by 11% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Salisbury police department

ItemSalisburyNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9514,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.83.3
There are a total of 95 Salisbury police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.4% less than the North Carolina average and 14.3% 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.

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Long Beach, NY33,52268840908
Greenville, MS33,5182776,2056,482
Security-Widefield, CO33,5664703,7554,225
Butte-Silver Bow, MT33,4814823,5123,993
Dakota Ridge, CO33,5833342,6723,007
Salisbury, NC33,5249734,8715,844
Source: The Salisbury, 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.