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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 3%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleButner/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime207n/a (estimate)2,6532,8722,580
Murder0n/a0.06.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.442.6
Robbery4n/a51.381.186.2
Assault26n/a333.2265.1246.8
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)384378381
Burglary59n/a756.1599.9376.0
Theft112n/a1,435.31,724.41,594.6
Vehicle theft6n/a76.9169.8228.9
Property crime177n/a (estimate)2,2682,4942,200

Key findings

  • Butner crime rates are 3% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Butner are 1% higher than the national average
  • In Butner you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Butner is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Butner has increased by 18%

Butner crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Butner (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Butner, NC per 100,000 people. In Butner, the total number of daily crimes is 1.08 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.03 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Butner is 1.02 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.01 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Butner has a daily crime rate that is 1.10 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.03 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Butner (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Butner, North Carolina compared to other areas of North Carolina, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Butner safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Butner is safer than 54% of North Carolina cities, and 29% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in North Carolina, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Butner. At this time, Butner sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Butner

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Butner is 1 in 261
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Butner is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Butner is 1 in 38
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Butner, North Carolina? If you reside in Butner, then there is a 1 in 261 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 45. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 38 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Butner.

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

      A good indicator of whether Butner is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Butner has increased by 86%, while the property crime rate in Butner has increased by 12% year over year. The number of total crimes in Butner has increased by 18% year over year.

      Butner police department

      ItemButnerNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4514,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.94.83.3
      There are a total of 45 Butner police officers. This results in 5.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.8% greater than the North Carolina average and 80.4% 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
      Stem, NC1,0231389111,050
      Rougemont, NC8071591,0471,206
      Wake Forest, NC36,4721111,4731,584
      Creedmoor, NC4,3531312,0322,163
      Youngsville, NC1,4571502,1042,254
      Gorman, NC9414502,9713,422
      Durham, NC251,7616873,5634,250
      Butner, NC7,6923842,2682,653

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Long Branch, VA7,69270585655
      Oakdale, LA7,6937064,3005,007
      Ormond-by-the-Sea, FL7,6903131,8572,170
      Meadow Lakes, AK7,6949163,4164,332
      Ancient Oaks, PA7,689125611736
      Butner, NC7,6923842,2682,653
      Source: The Butner, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.