C+
17%
Total crime NAT. AVG.
15%
Violent crime NAT. AVG.
18%
Property crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
Black Mountain crime rates are not available from the FBI crime report. The FBI's uniform crime reporting program (UCR), gathers data from more than 18,000 law enforcement agencies. The agencies include city, university, college, county, state, tribal and federal law enforcement agencies. When combined, they represent approximately 309 million American residents, or a 98% coverage rate of large metropolitan areas. This does result in approximately 20 million people who live in areas where the FBI does not provide crime reports. These areas tend to be smaller towns, villages or suburbs. Given that Black Mountain crime stats are not covered by the FBI crime reports, either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are calculated based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita, poverty rates, unemployment rates, educational achievement and population density. The Black Mountain crime estimates should be used at your own risk. Please be aware that the data displayed above is estimated and not officially reported by any agency. The Black Mountain crime map can also be used to view a visual display of crimes committed on a block group level.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlack Mountain/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,918 (estimate)2,4692,324
Murdern/an/an/a8.16.3
Rapen/an/an/a30.540.0
Robberyn/an/an/a54.966.1
Assaultn/an/an/a311.6268.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)315 (estimate)405370
Burglaryn/an/an/a370.8269.8
Theftn/an/an/a1,494.01,401.9
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a199.3282.7
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,603 (estimate)2,0641,954

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The Black Mountain crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Black Mountain as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Black Mountain crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Black Mountain crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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Crime Quick Facts

  • Black Mountain crime rates are 17% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Black Mountain are 15% lower than the national average
  • In Black Mountain you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Black Mountain is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Black Mountain has decreased by 12%

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        Daily Crime In Black Mountain (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Black Mountain

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Black Mountain is 1 in 318
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Black Mountain is 1 in 63
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Black Mountain is 1 in 53

        Year Over Year Crime In Black Mountain (per 100,000 people)

        Black Mountain police department

        Item Black Mountain North Carolina National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2214,511558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.74.83.3
        There are a total of 22 Black Mountain police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.6% less than the North Carolina average and 15.7% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in North Carolina

        State Total offenders North Carolina /100K National /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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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Lake Lure, NC1,63457290347
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        Hoopers Creek, NC1,392126640766
        Biltmore Forest, NC1,6790907907
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        Mars Hill, NC3,0351718721,043
        Edneyville, NC2,7821829301,112
        Black Mountain, NC8,1773151,6031,918

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        Summit Park, UT8,17785665750
        Gering, NE8,1792681,7912,059
        Kenilworth, NJ8,182121,1591,171
        Meraux, LA8,1875072,2152,722
        Arcadia, FL8,1875404,8635,403
        Black Mountain, NC8,1773151,6031,918
        Source: The Black Mountain, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.