Reported Annual Crime In Sims

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSims/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,423 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSims/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)384 (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)3,039 (estimate)2,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sims is 20% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.38 daily crimes that occur in Sims.
  • Sims is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sims you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sims has decreased by 32%.

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Daily Crime In Sims (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sims

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sims is 1 in 261
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sims is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sims is 1 in 30

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

Sims police department

ItemSimsNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.83.3

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
Fremont, NC1,2711641,3041,468
Elm City, NC1,7661691,3361,505
Kenly, NC1,5631691,3361,505
Sharpsburg, NC1,9561741,3811,555
Lucama, NC1,0191771,3991,576
Sims, NC3003843,0393,423

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Norwood, KY30088880968
Polk, OH3003723,2973,669
Livonia Center, NY3004902,0702,560
Francis, OK3006274,2894,916
So-Hi, AZ3005674,1924,758
Sims, NC3003843,0393,423
Source: The Sims, 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.