Reported Annual Crime In Walnut Creek

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWalnut Creek/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,251 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWalnut Creek/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)140 (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)1,111 (estimate)2,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Walnut Creek is 56% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.43 daily crimes that occur in Walnut Creek.
  • Walnut Creek is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Walnut Creek you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Walnut Creek has decreased by 32%.

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Daily Crime In Walnut Creek (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Walnut Creek

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Walnut Creek is 1 in 714
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Walnut Creek is 1 in 91
The chance of being a victim of crime in Walnut Creek is 1 in 80

Year Over Year Crime In Walnut Creek (per 100,000 people)

Walnut Creek police department

ItemWalnut CreekNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)214,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.44.83.3
There are a total of 2 Walnut Creek police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.8% less than the North Carolina average and 28.1% 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
Faison, NC1,1841751,3901,565
Brogden, NC2,4991911,5141,705
La Grange, NC2,8561941,5401,734
Elroy, NC3,6982201,7401,959
Mar-Mac, NC3,8942251,7862,011
Walnut Creek, NC9621401,1111,251

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Silver Lake, IN9625253,5164,041
Ansonia, OH9624043,5823,986
Wiggins, CO9624563,7544,210
Whitehall, MT9624403,3003,740
West Salem, IL9626003,1093,709
Walnut Creek, NC9621401,1111,251
Source: The Walnut Creek, 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.