Reported Annual Crime In Sunset Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSunset Beach/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)590 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSunset Beach/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)66 (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)524 (estimate)2,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sunset Beach is 79% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.62 daily crimes that occur in Sunset Beach.
  • Sunset Beach is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sunset Beach you have a 1 in 170 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sunset Beach has decreased by 77%.

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Daily Crime In Sunset Beach (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sunset Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sunset Beach is 1 in 1513
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sunset Beach is 1 in 191
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sunset Beach is 1 in 170

Year Over Year Crime In Sunset Beach (per 100,000 people)

Sunset Beach police department

ItemSunset BeachNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1414,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.84.83.3
There are a total of 14 Sunset Beach police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.7% less than the North Carolina average and 15.9% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Briarcliffe Acres, SC466000
Atlantic Beach, SC267000
Carolina Shores, NC3,4611331,0551,188
Ocean Isle Beach, NC6591401,1111,251
Holden Beach, NC8801401,1111,251
Sunset Beach, NC3,65466524590

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Crane, TX3,653127253380
Barrington Hills, IL3,6530656656
Feasterville, PA3,656101579679
Carrollton, MO3,6524121,4571,870
Clearview, WA3,65668826893
Sunset Beach, NC3,65466524590
Source: The Sunset Beach, 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.