Reported Annual Crime In Boone

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoone/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime407n/a (estimate)2,1272,9092,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoone/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.25.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a26.441.7
Robbery6n/a31.491.098.0
Assault18n/a94.1240.5248.9
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)131364383
Burglary52n/a271.7630.6430.4
Theft318n/a1,661.61,760.91,694.4
Vehicle theft12n/a62.7153.8237.4
Property crime382n/a (estimate)1,9962,5452,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Boone, NC is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Boone, NC. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Boone, NC averages 27% lower than the rest of North Carolina while the rate of crime on a national scale is 23% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Boone, NC is 64% lower than the average rate of crime in North Carolina and 66% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 22% lower than the remainder of the state of North Carolina and 16% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Boone, NC area.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Boone is 23% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.83 daily crimes that occur in Boone.
  • Boone is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Boone you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Boone has increased by 6%.

Compare Boone, NC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Boone (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Boone, NC for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for North Carolina as well as those across America as a whole. The Boone, NC total amount of daily offenses is 1.37 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.29 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Boone, NC is 2.78 times less than the North Carolina average, and it is 2.93 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Boone, NC has a daily crime figure that is 1.28 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.18 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Boone (higher is better)

How safe is Boone, NC compared to other cities in North Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Boone, NC is safer than 77% of the cities in North Carolina and 58% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in North Carolina and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Boone, NC. Overall, Boone, NC is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Boone

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Boone is 1 in 766
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boone is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Boone is 1 in 48
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Boone, NC? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Boone, NC, then there is a 1 in 766 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 51. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 48 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Boone, NC.

Year Over Year Crime In Boone (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Boone, NC is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Boone, NC has decreased by 25% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for Boone, NC has increased by 6% in the same time frame.

Boone police department

ItemBooneNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4414,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.54.83.3
There are a total of 44 Boone police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.9% less than the North Carolina average and 22% less 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
Foscoe, NC1,374102716818
Cove Creek, NC1,014115807923
Banner Elk, NC1,25601,0291,029
Jefferson, NC1,42501,1021,102
Grandfather, NC601471,0281,175
Seven Devils, NC2791471,0281,175
Blowing Rock, NC1,213771,6961,773
Boone, NC18,2411311,9962,127

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
McAlester, OK18,2555784,6265,203
Hyattsville, MD18,2624845,4905,974
Somerset, MA18,2791929271,118
Chowchilla, CA18,1953412,4932,834
North Ogden, UT18,289631,3671,430
Boone, NC18,2411311,9962,127
Source: The Boone, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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