Reported Annual Crime In Surf City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSurf City/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime155n/a (estimate)7,0943,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSurf City/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape3n/a137.326.738.6
Robbery0n/a0.087.9101.9
Assault12n/a549.2227.3237.8
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)686347373
Burglary24n/a1,098.4745.2491.4
Theft113n/a5,171.61,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a137.3133.8220.2
Property crime140n/a (estimate)6,4072,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Surf City is 148% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 19.44 daily crimes that occur in Surf City.
  • Surf City is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Surf City you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Surf City has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Surf City (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Surf City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Surf City is 1 in 146
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Surf City is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Surf City is 1 in 15

Year Over Year Crime In Surf City (per 100,000 people)

Surf City police department

ItemSurf CityNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1814,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents9.44.83.3
There are a total of 18 Surf City police officers. This results in 9.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 96% greater than the North Carolina average and 186.5% 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
Porters Neck, NC6,4761138941,007
Topsail Beach, NC4281401,1111,251
Ogden, NC6,6531421,1241,266
Hampstead, NC4,2471801,4271,607
Sneads Ferry, NC3,8301901,5061,697
Surf City, NC2,4986866,4077,094

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Brogden, NC2,4991911,5141,705
Phoenix, NY2,4972359931,229
Lake Nacimiento, CA2,4971711,0511,222
Rockville, MN2,49990819908
Fulton, KY2,4974094,0044,413
Surf City, NC2,4986866,4077,094
Source: The Surf City, 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.