Reported Annual Crime In Wrightsville Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWrightsville Beach/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime194n/a (estimate)7,5603,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWrightsville Beach/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape2n/a77.926.738.6
Robbery0n/a0.087.9101.9
Assault9n/a350.7227.3237.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)429347373
Burglary43n/a1,675.8745.2491.4
Theft136n/a5,300.11,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a155.9133.8220.2
Property crime183n/a (estimate)7,1322,7502,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wrightsville Beach is 164% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.71 daily crimes that occur in Wrightsville Beach.
  • Wrightsville Beach is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wrightsville Beach you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wrightsville Beach has decreased by 17%.

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Daily Crime In Wrightsville Beach (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wrightsville Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wrightsville Beach is 1 in 234
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wrightsville Beach is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wrightsville Beach is 1 in 14

Year Over Year Crime In Wrightsville Beach (per 100,000 people)

Wrightsville Beach police department

ItemWrightsville BeachNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2614,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents10.24.83.3
There are a total of 26 Wrightsville Beach police officers. This results in 10.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 113.8% greater than the North Carolina average and 212.6% 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
Kure Beach, NC2,38854431486
Bayshore, NC3,39081644726
Sea Breeze, NC2,17891721812
Porters Neck, NC6,4761138941,007
Belville, NC2,1661239731,096
Wrightsville Beach, NC2,5254297,1327,560

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ravenel, SC2,5252371,5511,788
Clearwater, KS2,52502,2422,242
New Hope, PA2,52649284334
Bar Harbor, ME2,524941,5391,633
Gervais, OR2,5274232,3452,768
Wrightsville Beach, NC2,5254297,1327,560
Source: The Wrightsville Beach, 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.