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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 67%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBurgaw/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime151n/a (estimate)3,6112,6462,346
Murder0n/a0.08.06.5
Rape5n/a119.627.638.4
Robbery1n/a23.969.273.9
Assault8n/a191.3314.5279.7
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)335419388
Burglary11n/a263.0471.2314.2
Theft124n/a2,965.11,561.71,398.0
Vehicle theft2n/a47.8193.6246.0
Property crime137n/a (estimate)3,2762,2271,958

Key findings

  • Burgaw crime rates are 54% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Burgaw are 14% lower than the national average
  • In Burgaw you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Burgaw is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Burgaw has increased by 5%

Burgaw crime map

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The Burgaw crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Burgaw 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 Burgaw crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Burgaw (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Burgaw, NC per 100,000 people. In Burgaw, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.36 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.54 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Burgaw is 1.25 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.16 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Burgaw has a daily crime rate that is 1.47 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.67 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Burgaw (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Burgaw in comparison to other North Carolina communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Burgaw safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Burgaw being safer than 50% of cities in North Carolina and 22% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking North Carolina cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Burgaw. In conclusion, Burgaw ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Burgaw

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Burgaw is 1 in 299
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Burgaw is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Burgaw is 1 in 28
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Burgaw? In Burgaw, NC you have a 1 in 299 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Burgaw.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Burgaw is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Burgaw has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 8% in Burgaw, while property crimes in Burgaw have increased by 5%. Total crime has increased by 5% year over year.

      Burgaw police department

      ItemBurgawNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1314,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.83.3
      There are a total of 13 Burgaw police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.6% less than the North Carolina average and 0.5% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rocky Point, NC2,0391901,0101,200
      Hampstead, NC4,8902201,1671,387
      Wallace, NC3,9512571,3651,622
      Castle Hayne, NC9993581,9002,258
      St. Helena, NC3464312,2872,718
      Teachey, NC3195332,8323,366
      Watha, NC1825452,8973,443
      Burgaw, NC4,0453353,2763,611

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lenwood, CA4,0454592,2222,682
      Sheffield, OH4,045135809945
      Pocola, OK4,045315678993
      Northwest Harwich, MA4,044188641828
      Tabor City, NC4,0443352,4872,822
      Burgaw, NC4,0453353,2763,611
      Source: The Burgaw, 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.