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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 95%
Property crime 16%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBryson City/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35n/a (estimate)2,4052,6462,346
Murder0n/a0.08.06.5
Rape0n/a0.027.638.4
Robbery0n/a0.069.273.9
Assault11n/a756.0314.5279.7
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)756419388
Burglary1n/a68.7471.2314.2
Theft16n/a1,099.71,561.71,398.0
Vehicle theft7n/a481.1193.6246.0
Property crime24n/a (estimate)1,6492,2271,958

Key findings

  • Bryson City crime rates are 3% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bryson City are 95% higher than the national average
  • In Bryson City you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bryson City is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bryson City has increased by 97%

Bryson City crime map

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The Bryson City crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bryson City as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Bryson City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Bryson City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bryson City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bryson City is 1 in 133
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bryson City is 1 in 61
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bryson City is 1 in 42

      Year Over Year Crime In Bryson City (per 100,000 people)

      Bryson City police department

      ItemBryson CityNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)814,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.54.83.3
      There are a total of 8 Bryson City police officers. This results in 5.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16% greater than the North Carolina average and 70.4% greater than the National average.

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cherokee, NC2,0132121,1291,341
      Forest Hills, NC3642151,1441,359
      Webster, NC4383501,8572,207
      Dillsboro, NC2323661,9452,311
      Cullowhee, NC5,5564142,1982,611
      Sylva, NC2,5993285,4345,762
      Bryson City, NC1,6657561,6492,405

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Graton, CA1,665142687829
      McMechen, WV1,665156614770
      Crooked Lake Park, FL1,6651958961,091
      Osakis, MN1,6650860860
      Kersey, CO1,6640235235
      Bryson City, NC1,6657561,6492,405
      Source: The Bryson City, 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.