Reported Annual Crime In West Canton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Canton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,302 (estimate)3,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Canton/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)146 (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)1,156 (estimate)2,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Canton is 54% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.57 daily crimes that occur in West Canton.
  • West Canton is safer than 68% 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 decreased by 32%.

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Daily Crime In West Canton (per 100,000 people)

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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 686
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/a14,511556,527
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lake Junaluska, NC2,47257454511
Bent Creek, NC1,50980631711
Maggie Valley, NC1,41181638719
Clyde, NC1,3621361,0741,210
Canton, NC4,1602622,0792,341
West Canton, NC1,2231461,1561,302

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Barneveld, WI1,22301,2971,297
Castle Hill, CA1,22360367427
Sardinia, OH1,2231481,3111,459
De Smet, SD1,2231678461,013
Worcester, NY1,223186786972
West Canton, NC1,2231461,1561,302
Source: The West Canton, 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.