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Total crime 65%
Violent crime 90%
Property crime 60%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDavidson/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime109n/a (estimate)8192,6462,346
Murder0n/a0.08.06.5
Rape2n/a15.027.638.4
Robbery0n/a0.069.273.9
Assault3n/a22.5314.5279.7
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)38419388
Burglary11n/a82.6471.2314.2
Theft84n/a631.01,561.71,398.0
Vehicle theft9n/a67.6193.6246.0
Property crime104n/a (estimate)7812,2271,958

Key findings

  • Davidson crime rates are 65% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Davidson are 90% lower than the national average
  • In Davidson you have a 1 in 123 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Davidson is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Davidson has decreased by 16%

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

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      Daily Crime In Davidson (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Davidson, per 100,000 residents. In Davidson, the total number of daily crimes is 3.23 times less than the North Carolina average and 2.87 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Davidson are 11.16 times less than the North Carolina average and 10.33 times less than the national average. For property crime, Davidson has a daily crime rate that is 2.85 times less than the North Carolina average and 2.51 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Davidson (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Davidson to every other city in North Carolina, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Davidson safe? The gauges above illustrate that Davidson is safer than 96% of every city located within North Carolina along with 84% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in North Carolina and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Davidson, NC is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Davidson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Davidson is 1 in 2663
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Davidson is 1 in 129
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Davidson is 1 in 123
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Davidson, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 2663. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 129 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Davidson is 1 in 123.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Davidson is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Davidson has decreased by 38% and the rate of property crime in Davidson has decreased by 15%. The total crime rate in Davidson has decreased by 16% year to year.

      Davidson police department

      ItemDavidsonNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1814,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.64.83.3
      There are a total of 18 Davidson police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 66.6% less than the North Carolina average and 51% less 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
      Westport, NC3,92380424504
      Denver, NC2,287127673800
      Lowesville, NC3,089137727863
      Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,918147781928
      Cornelius, NC27,4261819621,143
      Enochville, NC2,8652101,1181,328
      Landis, NC3,0822181,1561,374
      Davidson, NC12,07638781819

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Florida City, FL12,0762,9095,5568,464
      Brown Deer, WI12,0753983,7604,158
      Coolidge, AZ12,0736032,6513,254
      Salem, OH12,0711392,8342,973
      Poquoson, VA12,068190750940
      Davidson, NC12,07638781819
      Source: The Davidson, 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.