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Places With The Lowest Crime In North Carolina 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Pinehurst, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,522
  • My plan is to retire in Pinehurst, N.C., in the next few years. I love the area. Golf is my favorite hobby and living in Pinehurst is like living in a large gated community. The cost of living here is
80
  • Elon, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,781
86
  • Holly Springs, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,126
  • For the past 4 years, I have enjoyed my time living in Holly Springs, North Carolina a clean and excellent community in the suburbs of Raleigh, North Carolina. Holly Springs is a multicultural suburb
87
  • Davidson, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,076
  • Davidson, NC is a beautiful city that rests against Lake Norman. It's along Highway 77 and has a lot of amazing places to eat and shop. A lot of the cities I choose for working remotely need to have
87
  • Cary, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 155,822
  • The I Love Kickboxing gym in Cary NC is amazing!!! The trainers are skilled, motivating, and make me feel like even I can do it!!! The other gym members are a great community of support as well. I am
83
  • Oak Ridge, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,617
86
  • Apex, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 43,893
  • For me, living in Apex, North Carolina and working as a research assistant is a quite compatible combination. Many find Apex neighborhoods to each be best areas in the city. I have a small house near
80
  • Porters Neck, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,052
75
  • Marvin, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,056
73
  • Lake Norman of Catawba, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,918
84
  • Stallings, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,759
  • Stallings has beautiful scenery of natural wildlife, trees, and parks. I feel like it is a mix of country and city living in one. It is one of the best suburbs because it is close to everything, has nice
79
  • Wesley Chapel, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,217
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  • Weddington, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,254
  • Living in Weddington, NC for the last several years has been an absolute delight! The main theme of the town is community. People are hospitable, and you can always run into a friend or two during Food
83
  • Waxhaw, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,398
  • Waxhaw, NC is beautiful railroad town with graceful greenery. I could talk all day about the taxes, businesses, traffic, or weather in the area, but if you want to know about the gentle and serene scenes
81
  • Summerfield, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,758
  • I was raised in Greensboro, N.C., with friends living in Summerfield. When I got married, I decided to raise my family in Summerfield. There is not much shopping in the area, but Greensboro is just
82
  • Carolina Beach, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,048
71
  • Rolesville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,583
84
  • Ogden, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,909
72
  • Woodfin, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,241
87
  • Morrisville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,600
  • The city wraps in in the loving arms of charming, beautiful Southern architecture and trees that offer shade for a peaceful walk almost any time of the year. Summers can get a bit hot, but it's not
85
  • Cornelius, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,426
  • This is one of the most beautiful areas in not just North Carolina, but all of the South. Many people think of hoop dresses, plantations, columns, and forest pavilions when they think of Southern
80
  • Black Mountain, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,168
71
  • Oak Island, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,359
  • Area vibes had Oak Island, NC rated A+ for crime and then recently changed it to C. I was shocked, because Oak Island is so safe! I contacted the sheriff and he said nothing has changed to cause the
79
  • Fuquay-Varina, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,722
  • Living here in Fuquay-Varina reminds me of an old storybook country living survival guide. Never heard of one? Well, here goes. I will take the time to explain to you how living in a city such as this
83
  • Fletcher, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,547
78
  • Myrtle Grove, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,872
75
  • Winterville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,484
77
  • Clayton, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,553
  • Although Clayton is a smaller town in NC, it does offer a fun atmosphere where you can get to know many of your neighbors instead of feeling like you're only one person among thousands. I've lived here
62
  • Bessemer City, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,462
81
  • Huntersville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 51,701
  • Huntersville Limousine Service is a reliable name in #Kannapolis for providing exceptional #limousineservice from the years of inception. We have friendly, experienced and courteous staffs and
74
  • Knightdale, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,787
  • Knightdale, North Carolina is a great place to live! I've spent the last 24 years here and plan on spending the rest of my life as a resident of this town. We have so many different things to do, are
73
  • Gibsonville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,759
84
  • Carrboro, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,867
  • Carrboro has everything I've ever wanted in a small town, but with access to nice cities all around. First, understand Carrboro itself. Living in Carrboro, NC is one of the most charming ways to enjoy
72
  • Leland, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,023
  • My hometown of Leland, North Carolina gave me wonderful memories during the years that I lived there. It is a small town, situated near the South Carolina and North Carolina border. Being that it lies
83
  • Wake Forest, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 36,472
  • There is so much to say about this beautiful place! I was born and raised in Wake Forest, NC and growing up here was so much fun. It has a home town feel and everyone is very friendly. Everyone looked
79
  • Mint Hill, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,024
  • Mint Hill was a nice place to live if you like living in a small town, but it's difficult there to really find a great job because of its size. I was living in Mint Hill for a bit but decided to move
77
  • Stokesdale, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,278
77
  • Mills River, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,990
76
  • Concord, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 85,753
  • There are many reasons why people enjoy calling Concord NC their home. I have lived in Concord, NC my entire life and think that it is one of the best places out there to reside in. This place has a lot
71
  • Mount Holly, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,058
  • I had an excellent experience while living in the historical district of Mount Holly North Carolina. The city is amidst Gaston County North Carolina. Mount Holly is conveniently located west of the queen
74
  • Boone, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,241
  • I love living in Boone. There is so much to do that you never have to be bored. From fun hiking trails to the Daniel Boone Native Gardens, we never have a shortage of things to do. The only downside that
83
  • Chapel Hill, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 59,005
  • There is no better place to live in the triangle. Honestly. The school system is second to none, the food culture is outstanding, there is a ton of stuff to do, and the people are mostly accepting of all
72
  • Wendell, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,298
79
  • Lewisville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,356
  • Living in Lewisville, North Carolina has been great for my family and I. I work in Winston Salem and it is an easy commute to work most of the time. This is a small town with some historic areas you can
82
  • Clemmons, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,536
  • I moved to a small town in NC called Clemmons about 10 years ago. My daughter's father lived there at the time, and I wanted them to be closer to each other. I've had opportunities to move, but Clemmons
70
  • Unionville, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,397
70
  • Kannapolis, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 45,685
  • I have lived in Kannapolis my entire life and I couldn't be happier. The city can be found just northeast of Charlotte with a population of about 43,000. It may be best known as the home of the Earnhardt
77
  • Harrisburg, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,500
  • I experienced a remarkable lifestyle while living in Harrisburg North Carolina. The city is an enclave of Cabarrus County. Harrisburg is close to Charlotte North Carolina. The city has a great department
72
  • Kings Mountain, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,053
  • Kings Mountain, North Carolina is a small southern city in Cleveland County. This city is connected to two interstate highways with service to York and Bessemer. There is easy accessible bus and airline
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  • Hillsborough, NC
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,428

Low crime rates are an important factor when determining the livability of any given city in North Carolina. Finding the safest places to live in North Carolina can be challenging, especially in larger cities which tend to have more crime. Luckily, AreaVibes has done all the heavy lifting for you. Using science and data, AreaVibes has created a list of the safest places to live in North Carolina with a population over 5,000.

The North Carolina cities listed above have impeccably low crime rates when compared to other cities in the state. How did we choose the safest places to live in North Carolina? To create the list, we looked at both property crimes (burglary, theft, vehicle theft) and violent crimes (murder, rape, robbery, assault), then calculated the number of crimes per 100,000 people so that all cities are compared equally. Higher weights were given to violent crimes.

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