Reported Annual Crime In Wrightsville Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWrightsville Beach/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime192n/a (estimate)7,4393,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWrightsville Beach/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape2n/a77.528.140.4
Robbery3n/a116.292.0102.8
Assault8n/a310.0245.5248.5
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)504372386
Burglary35n/a1,356.1710.4468.9
Theft136n/a5,269.31,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft8n/a310.0150.8236.9
Property crime179n/a (estimate)6,9352,7382,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kure Beach, NC2,38858429488
Bayshore, NC3,39087641729
Sea Breeze, NC2,17897717815
Porters Neck, NC6,4761218901,011
Belville, NC2,1661329691,101
Skippers Corner, NC2,7501349841,118
Carolina Beach, NC5,8881491,1001,249
Wrightsville Beach, NC2,5255046,9357,439

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wrightsville Beach is 162% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.38 daily crimes that occur in Wrightsville Beach.
  • Wrightsville Beach is safer than 8% 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 2%.

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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 199
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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ravenel, SC2,5252361,5271,764
Clearwater, KS2,5251182,1592,277
New Hope, PA2,5263191,1571,476
Bar Harbor, ME2,524371,1051,143
Gervais, OR2,5274511,1641,615
Wrightsville Beach, NC2,5255046,9357,439
Source: The Wrightsville Beach, 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.