Reported Annual Crime In Valdese

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleValdese/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime56n/a (estimate)1,2593,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleValdese/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape0n/a0.026.738.6
Robbery0n/a0.087.9101.9
Assault1n/a22.5227.3237.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)22347373
Burglary13n/a292.2745.2491.4
Theft38n/a854.11,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a89.9133.8220.2
Property crime55n/a (estimate)1,2362,7502,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Valdese, NC for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Valdese, 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 Valdese, NC crime rates are 59% lower than in comparison to the North Carolina mean and are 56% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Valdese, NC has a rate that is 94% lower than the North Carolina average; compared to the United States, it is 94% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Valdese, NC is 55% lower than its state's mean, and 50% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Valdese is 56% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.45 daily crimes that occur in Valdese.
  • Valdese is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Valdese you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Valdese has decreased by 31%.

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Daily Crime In Valdese (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Valdese, NC per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for North Carolina and on a national level. In Valdese, NC the total number of daily crimes is 2.46 times less than the North Carolina average and 2.27 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Valdese, NC is 15.44 times less than the North Carolina average and 16.58 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Valdese, NC has a daily crime rate that is 2.22 times less than the North Carolina average and 2.01 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Valdese (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Valdese, NC compared to every other city in North Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Valdese, NC ranks safer than 96% of every city located within North Carolina along with 85% 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 Valdese, NC. As a result, Valdese, NC is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Valdese

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Valdese is 1 in 4449
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Valdese is 1 in 81
The chance of being a victim of crime in Valdese is 1 in 80
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Valdese, NC? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Valdese, NC, you have a 1 in 4449 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 81. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Valdese, NC is 1 in 80.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Valdese, 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 Valdese, NC has decreased by 76%, while the property crime rate in Valdese, NC has decreased by 28% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Valdese, NC has decreased by 31% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Valdese police department

ItemValdeseNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1214,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.64.83.3
There are a total of 12 Valdese police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.6% less than the North Carolina average and 19% 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
Northlakes, NC1,42392729821
Rutherford College, NC1,0921281,0131,141
Cedar Rock, NC2991401,1111,251
Glen Alpine, NC1,5111491,1831,332
Drexel, NC1,66201,3411,341
Valdese, NC4,468221,2361,259

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Hawaiian Beaches, HI4,4673013,9014,202
Benton Heights, MI4,4674321,9592,392
Clearwater, SC4,4703772,4662,843
Holtville, AL4,4663061,9312,236
Planada, CA4,4654432,7203,163
Valdese, NC4,468221,2361,259
Source: The Valdese, 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.