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Total crime 47%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 47%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBarker Heights/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,235 (estimate)2,6462,346
Murdern/an/an/a8.06.5
Rapen/an/an/a27.638.4
Robberyn/an/an/a69.273.9
Assaultn/an/an/a314.5279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)196 (estimate)419388
Burglaryn/an/an/a471.2314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,561.71,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a193.6246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,039 (estimate)2,2271,958

Key findings

  • Barker Heights crime rates are 47% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Barker Heights are 50% lower than the national average
  • In Barker Heights you have a 1 in 81 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Barker Heights is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Barker Heights has decreased by 3%

Barker Heights crime map

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      Daily Crime In Barker Heights (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Barker Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Barker Heights is 1 in 512
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Barker Heights is 1 in 97
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Barker Heights is 1 in 81

      Year Over Year Crime In Barker Heights (per 100,000 people)

      Barker Heights police department

      ItemBarker HeightsNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.83.3

      Sex offenders in North Carolina

      StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
      North Carolina26,293320266
      There are a total of 26,293 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 320 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 20% greater than the national average.

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      Lake Lure, NC1,3630436436
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      Laurel Park, NC2,63395502597
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      Saluda, NC758288432719
      Avery Creek, NC2,716128677805
      Barker Heights, NC1,4951961,0391,235

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      Bay City, OR1,4951281,1681,297
      Blossburg, PA1,495134269403
      Appleton, MN1,4957603,4954,255
      Soda Bay, CA1,4951929271,119
      Monona, IA1,495119662781
      Barker Heights, NC1,4951961,0391,235
      Source: The Barker Heights, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.