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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 65%
Property crime 63%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBuxton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)867 (estimate)2,6462,346
Murdern/an/an/a8.06.5
Rapen/an/an/a27.638.4
Robberyn/an/an/a69.273.9
Assaultn/an/an/a314.5279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)137 (estimate)419388
Burglaryn/an/an/a471.2314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,561.71,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a193.6246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)730 (estimate)2,2271,958

Key findings

  • Buxton crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buxton are 65% lower than the national average
  • In Buxton you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buxton is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Buxton has decreased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Buxton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buxton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buxton is 1 in 728
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buxton is 1 in 137
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buxton is 1 in 116

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

      Buxton police department

      ItemBuxtonNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.83.3

      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
      Hatteras, NC4811698991,069
      Avon, NC8302861,5181,804
      Buxton, NC1,184137730867

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tilden, NE1,184000
      Loganville, PA1,184121508629
      Santee, SC1,1842401,2311,471
      Thomas, OK1,1840833833
      Valmeyer, IL1,1840402402
      Buxton, NC1,184137730867
      Source: The Buxton, 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.