Reported Annual Crime In Columbia

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,525 (estimate)2,9092,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a26.441.7
Robberyn/an/an/a91.098.0
Assaultn/an/an/a240.5248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)191 (estimate)364383
Burglaryn/an/an/a630.6430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,760.91,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,334 (estimate)2,5452,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbia is 44% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.18 daily crimes that occur in Columbia.
  • Columbia is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbia you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbia has decreased by 64%.

Compare Columbia, NC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Columbia (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Columbia (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbia is 1 in 524
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbia is 1 in 75
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbia is 1 in 66

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

Columbia police department

ItemColumbiaNorth 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 Carolina21,070256222
There are a total of 21,070 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 256 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 15% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Creswell, NC2764883,4093,896
Columbia, NC1,0691911,3341,525

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Yutan, NE1,069116865982
Lake Riverside, CA1,0692111,1741,385
Purdy, WA1,0691031,0801,184
Flanagan, IL1,0691878581,045
Tully, NY1,068176746922
Columbia, NC1,0691911,3341,525
Source: The Columbia, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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