Reported Annual Crime In Wilkesboro

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilkesboro/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime314n/a (estimate)8,8283,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilkesboro/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a56.25.14.9
Rape2n/a56.226.738.6
Robbery1n/a28.187.9101.9
Assault8n/a224.9227.3237.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)365347373
Burglary14n/a393.6745.2491.4
Theft284n/a7,984.31,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a84.3133.8220.2
Property crime301n/a (estimate)8,4622,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wilkesboro is 209% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 24.19 daily crimes that occur in Wilkesboro.
  • Wilkesboro is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wilkesboro you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wilkesboro has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Wilkesboro (per 100,000 people)

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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 274
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wilkesboro is 1 in 12
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wilkesboro is 1 in 12

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

Wilkesboro police department

ItemWilkesboroNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2314,511556,527
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 105.2% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mulberry, NC1,9561371,0851,222
Millers Creek, NC1,8491541,2231,377
Hays, NC1,8661651,3091,474
Moravian Falls, NC1,5541711,3541,524
Cricket, NC1,8131821,4421,624
Wilkesboro, NC3,5593658,4628,828

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Old Mystic, CT3,5591078931,001
Bloomer, WI3,558198425623
Wellsville, UT3,5571201,5211,642
Lowell, NC3,5611911,5171,709
El Dorado Springs, MO3,5627015,6056,306
Wilkesboro, NC3,5593658,4628,828
Source: The Wilkesboro, 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.