Reported Annual Crime In Dobson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDobson/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime64n/a (estimate)4,0232,9092,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDobson/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a26.441.7
Robbery1n/a62.991.098.0
Assault1n/a62.9240.5248.9
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)126364383
Burglary12n/a754.2630.6430.4
Theft46n/a2,891.31,760.91,694.4
Vehicle theft4n/a251.4153.8237.4
Property crime62n/a (estimate)3,8972,5452,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dobson is 47% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.02 daily crimes that occur in Dobson.
  • Dobson is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dobson you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dobson has increased by 22%.

Compare Dobson, NC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Dobson (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dobson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dobson is 1 in 796
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dobson is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dobson is 1 in 25

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

Dobson police department

ItemDobsonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)514,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.83.3
There are a total of 5 Dobson police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.6% less than the North Carolina average and 4% less than the National average.

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
Cana, VA1,3871109451,054
Pilot Mountain, NC1,6881439971,140
White Plains, NC1,1091439981,140
Boonville, NC1,2751551,0851,240
Toast, NC1,3521741,2161,390
East Bend, NC4404333,0303,463
Lowgap, NC4684643,2423,706
Dobson, NC1,4981263,8974,023

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hurt, VA1,4980159159
Antelope Valley-Crestview, WY1,49865503569
Gearhart, OR1,498631,0761,139
Indian Shores, FL1,49880850929
Duxbury, MA1,49856634690
Dobson, NC1,4981263,8974,023
Source: The Dobson, 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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