Reported Annual Crime In Spring Lake

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpring Lake/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime644n/a (estimate)4,6923,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpring Lake/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.35.14.9
Rape0n/a0.026.738.6
Robbery23n/a167.687.9101.9
Assault51n/a371.6227.3237.8
Violent crime75n/a (estimate)546347373
Burglary136n/a990.8745.2491.4
Theft411n/a2,994.31,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft22n/a160.3133.8220.2
Property crime569n/a (estimate)4,1452,7502,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Spring Lake, NC is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Spring Lake, NC. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Spring Lake, NC averages 51% higher than the rest of North Carolina while the rate of crime on a national scale is 64% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Spring Lake, NC is 57% higher than the average rate of crime in North Carolina and 47% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 51% higher than the remainder of the state of North Carolina and 67% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Spring Lake, NC area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Spring Lake is 64% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.85 daily crimes that occur in Spring Lake.
  • Spring Lake is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Spring Lake you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Spring Lake has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Spring Lake (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Spring Lake, 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 Spring Lake, NC total amount of daily offenses is 1.51 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.64 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Spring Lake, NC is 1.57 times more than the North Carolina average, and it is 1.47 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Spring Lake, NC has a daily crime figure that is 1.51 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.67 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Spring Lake (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Spring Lake, NC compared to every other city in North Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Spring Lake, NC ranks safer than 31% of every city located within North Carolina along with 15% 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 Spring Lake, NC. As a result, Spring Lake, NC is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Spring Lake

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Spring Lake is 1 in 184
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Spring Lake is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Spring Lake is 1 in 22
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Spring Lake, NC? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Spring Lake, NC, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 184. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 25 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Spring Lake, NC is 1 in 22.

Year Over Year Crime In Spring Lake (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Spring Lake, 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 Spring Lake, NC has decreased by 17%, while the property crime rate in Spring Lake, NC has decreased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Spring Lake, NC has decreased by 10% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Spring Lake police department

ItemSpring LakeNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2814,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.34.83.3
There are a total of 28 Spring Lake police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 52.3% less than the North Carolina average and 30.2% 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
Vander, NC1,0701451,1471,291
Eastover, NC3,6791731,3721,545
Rockfish, NC3,7381801,4291,609
Lillington, NC3,3342562,9903,246
Wade, NC4774003,1703,570
Spring Lake, NC13,1015464,1454,692

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Beeville, TX13,1023213,5043,824
Harrison, AR13,1037445,7216,465
Kingston, PA13,1051852,0462,232
Glen Carbon, IL13,095231,0191,043
Soddy-Daisy, TN13,1092422,5812,823
Spring Lake, NC13,1015464,1454,692
Source: The Spring Lake, 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.