Reported Annual Crime In Sparta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,617 (estimate)3,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.75.3
Rapen/an/an/a28.140.4
Robberyn/an/an/a92.0102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a245.5248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)193 (estimate)372386
Burglaryn/an/an/a710.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a150.8236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,424 (estimate)2,7382,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Independence, VA1,2591089751,083
Fries, VA5343422,9173,259
Galax, VA6,9813063,2083,514
Lowgap, NC2305574,1034,660
Sparta, NC2,0891931,4241,617

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sparta is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.43 daily crimes that occur in Sparta.
  • Sparta is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sparta you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sparta has not changed.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sparta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sparta is 1 in 517
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sparta is 1 in 71
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sparta is 1 in 62

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

Sparta police department

ItemSpartaNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)614,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.83.3
There are a total of 6 Sparta police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.1% less than the North Carolina average and 3.7% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Audubon, IA2,0891019561,056
Douglass, KS2,0891901,3471,537
Fredonia, WI2,089112705816
Richland, GA2,0892471,8652,112
Belgium, WI2,088119751869
Sparta, NC2,0891931,4241,617
Source: The Sparta, 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.