Reported Annual Crime In Southern Pines

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouthern Pines/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime528n/a (estimate)3,9253,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouthern Pines/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a29.75.14.9
Rape3n/a22.326.738.6
Robbery12n/a89.287.9101.9
Assault56n/a416.3227.3237.8
Violent crime75n/a (estimate)557347373
Burglary110n/a817.7745.2491.4
Theft330n/a2,453.01,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft13n/a96.6133.8220.2
Property crime453n/a (estimate)3,3672,7502,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Southern Pines, NC for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Southern Pines, 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 Southern Pines, NC crime rates are 27% higher than in comparison to the North Carolina mean and are 37% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Southern Pines, NC has a rate that is 61% higher than the North Carolina average; compared to the United States, it is 50% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Southern Pines, NC is 22% higher than its state's mean, and 35% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Southern Pines is 37% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.75 daily crimes that occur in Southern Pines.
  • Southern Pines is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Southern Pines you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Southern Pines has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Southern Pines (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Southern Pines, 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 Southern Pines, NC total amount of daily offenses is 1.27 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.37 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Southern Pines, NC is 1.61 times more than the North Carolina average, and it is 1.50 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Southern Pines, NC has a daily crime figure that is 1.22 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.35 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Southern Pines (higher is better)

How safe is Southern Pines, NC compared to other cities in North Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Southern Pines, NC is safer than 37% of the cities in North Carolina and 17% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in North Carolina and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Southern Pines, NC. Overall, Southern Pines, NC is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Southern Pines

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Southern Pines is 1 in 180
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Southern Pines is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Southern Pines is 1 in 26
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Southern Pines, 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 Southern Pines, NC, then there is a 1 in 180 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 30. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 26 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Southern Pines, NC.

Year Over Year Crime In Southern Pines (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Southern Pines, NC is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Southern Pines, NC has decreased by 2% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 15% year over year. Total crimes for Southern Pines, NC has decreased by 13% in the same time frame.

Southern Pines police department

ItemSouthern PinesNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4114,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.83.3
There are a total of 41 Southern Pines police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.9% less than the North Carolina average and 0.5% 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
Whispering Pines, NC3,0230381381
Foxfire, NC1,13071563634
Pinehurst, NC15,05270583653
Seven Lakes, NC4,719104828932
Five Points, NC1,0901138951,007
Southern Pines, NC12,7825573,3673,925

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Athens, TX12,7823273,9634,290
McFarland, CA12,7844401,9862,426
Sylacauga, AL12,7864345,3825,816
Key Biscayne, FL12,774381,7231,761
Fulton, MO12,7914043,4613,864
Southern Pines, NC12,7825573,3673,925
Source: The Southern Pines, 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.