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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 40%
Property crime 39%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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 peopleCharlotte/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,521 (estimate)2,8102,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a51.142.6
Robberyn/an/an/a100.081.6
Assaultn/an/an/a263.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)227 (estimate)419379
Burglaryn/an/an/a392.8340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a267.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,294 (estimate)2,3912,110

Key findings

  • Charlotte crime rates are 39% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Charlotte are 40% lower than the national average
  • In Charlotte you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Charlotte is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Charlotte has increased by 1%

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

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      Daily Crime In Charlotte (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Charlotte

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Charlotte is 1 in 442
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Charlotte is 1 in 78
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Charlotte is 1 in 66

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

      Charlotte police department

      ItemCharlotteTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a46,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.03.3

      Sex offenders in Texas

      StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
      Texas95,281443266
      There are a total of 95,281 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 443 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Jourdanton, TX4,21222220242
      Poteet, TX3,3911702,1572,327
      Pleasanton, TX10,1203302,6492,979
      Christine, TX3666393,6444,282
      Charlotte, TX1,9042271,2941,521

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sturgis, KY1,90456557613
      Hopewell, NJ1,90445288333
      Big Lake, WA1,90460551611
      Ledbetter, KY1,90492807899
      Steelville, MO1,9033585,4265,784
      Charlotte, TX1,9042271,2941,521
      Source: The Charlotte, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.