Reported Annual Crime In Edenton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEdenton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime174n/a (estimate)3,6082,9092,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEdenton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a20.75.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a26.441.7
Robbery1n/a20.791.098.0
Assault54n/a1,119.6240.5248.9
Violent crime56n/a (estimate)1,161364383
Burglary34n/a705.0630.6430.4
Theft81n/a1,679.41,760.91,694.4
Vehicle theft3n/a62.2153.8237.4
Property crime118n/a (estimate)2,4472,5452,362
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Edenton, NC is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Edenton, NC. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Edenton, NC averages 24% higher than the rest of North Carolina while the rate of crime on a national scale is 31% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Edenton, NC is 219% higher than the average rate of crime in North Carolina and 203% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 4% lower than the remainder of the state of North Carolina and 4% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Edenton, NC area.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Edenton is 31% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.88 daily crimes that occur in Edenton.
  • Edenton is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Edenton you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Edenton has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Edenton (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Edenton, NC per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for North Carolina and on a national scale. In Edenton, NC the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.24 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.31 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Edenton, NC is 3.19 times more than the North Carolina average and 3.03 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Edenton, NC has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.04 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.04 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Edenton (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Edenton, NC compared to every other city in North Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Edenton, NC ranks safer than 6% of every city located within North Carolina along with 5% 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. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Edenton, NC. As a result, Edenton, NC is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Edenton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Edenton is 1 in 87
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Edenton is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Edenton is 1 in 28
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Edenton, NC? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Edenton, NC, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 87. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 41 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Edenton, NC is 1 in 28.

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

The year over year crime rate for Edenton, NC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Edenton, NC has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 199% in Edenton, NC, while property crimes in Edenton, NC have decreased by 26%. Crimes in total for Edenton, NC have decreased by 3% year over year.

Edenton police department

ItemEdentonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1814,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.54.83.3
There are a total of 18 Edenton police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.7% less than the North Carolina average and 9.1% greater 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
Winfall, NC6623922,7403,132
Hertford, NC2,3709432,3563,299
Colerain, NC2244703,2843,754
Creswell, NC2764883,4093,896
Roper, NC3995703,9854,555
Plymouth, NC3,6841,3805,1826,562
Edenton, NC4,9001,1612,4473,608

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Walkertown, NC4,9002781,9402,218
Highlands, NJ4,90083647730
Cochran, GA4,9014373,2613,699
Raeford, NC4,8992973,7774,074
Big Pine Key, FL4,902106652758
Edenton, NC4,9001,1612,4473,608
Source: The Edenton, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.