Reported Annual Crime In Wilkesboro

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilkesboro/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime275n/a (estimate)7,7973,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilkesboro/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape0n/a0.028.140.4
Robbery1n/a28.492.0102.8
Assault7n/a198.5245.5248.5
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)227372386
Burglary7n/a198.5710.4468.9
Theft254n/a7,201.61,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a170.1150.8236.9
Property crime267n/a (estimate)7,5702,7382,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mulberry, NC1,9401471,0801,227
Millers Creek, NC1,8011651,2181,383
Hays, NC1,6981771,3031,480
Moravian Falls, NC1,9901831,3481,531
Cricket, NC1,6861951,4351,630
Fairplains, NC2,2481961,4431,639
North Wilkesboro, NC4,2665223,4163,938
Wilkesboro, NC3,5522277,5707,797

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wilkesboro is 175% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 21.36 daily crimes that occur in Wilkesboro.
  • Wilkesboro is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wilkesboro you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wilkesboro has decreased by 12%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wilkesboro

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wilkesboro is 1 in 441
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wilkesboro is 1 in 14
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wilkesboro is 1 in 13

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

Wilkesboro police department

ItemWilkesboroNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2314,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.74.83.3
There are a total of 23 Wilkesboro police officers. This results in 6.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.4% greater than the North Carolina average and 106.2% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Colonial Beach, VA3,5521952,1452,340
Big Lake, AK3,5524451,8572,303
Verona, VA3,5511431,2191,362
South Nyack, NY3,55196393488
Meridian, PA3,554144793936
Wilkesboro, NC3,5522277,5707,797
Source: The Wilkesboro, 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.