Reported Annual Crime In West Canton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Canton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,308 (estimate)3,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Canton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.75.3
Rapen/an/an/a28.140.4
Robberyn/an/an/a92.0102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a245.5248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)156 (estimate)372386
Burglaryn/an/an/a710.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a150.8236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,151 (estimate)2,7382,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lake Junaluska, NC2,93061452513
Bent Creek, NC1,30585628714
Maggie Valley, NC1,76786635722
Canton, NC4,1822812,0702,351
Clyde, NC1,2264013,0473,448
Waynesville, NC9,7882654,5914,857
West Canton, NC1,3901561,1511,308

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Canton is 54% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.58 daily crimes that occur in West Canton.
  • West Canton is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Canton you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Canton has not changed.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Canton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Canton is 1 in 640
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Canton is 1 in 87
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Canton is 1 in 77

Year Over Year Crime In West Canton (per 100,000 people)

West Canton police department

ItemWest CantonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.83.3

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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oxford, NY1,3901978081,005
Eastport, ME1,390319558877
North Charleroi, PA1,3911558541,009
Seven Points, TX1,3914842,3502,833
Buhler, KS1,3911681,1921,360
West Canton, NC1,3901561,1511,308
Source: The West Canton, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.