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Total crime 77%
Violent crime 131%
Property crime 67%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFayetteville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9,226n/a (estimate)4,4012,7292,489
Murder24n/a11.46.05.0
Rape117n/a55.831.042.6
Robbery281n/a134.172.581.6
Assault1,413n/a674.1262.4250.2
Violent crime1,835n/a (estimate)875372379
Burglary1,365n/a651.2519.1340.5
Theft5,641n/a2,691.11,666.01,549.5
Vehicle theft385n/a183.7172.2219.9
Property crime7,391n/a (estimate)3,5262,3572,110

Key findings

  • Fayetteville crime rates are 77% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fayetteville are 131% higher than the national average
  • In Fayetteville you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fayetteville is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fayetteville has decreased by 2%

Fayetteville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Fayetteville (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Fayetteville, NC per 100,000 people. In Fayetteville, the total number of daily crimes is 1.61 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.77 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Fayetteville is 2.35 times more than the North Carolina average and 2.31 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Fayetteville has a daily crime rate that is 1.50 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.67 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Fayetteville (higher is better)

      How safe is Fayetteville, North Carolina compared to other cities in North Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Fayetteville is safer than 12% of the cities in North Carolina and 5% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in North Carolina and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Fayetteville. Overall, Fayetteville is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fayetteville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fayetteville is 1 in 115
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fayetteville is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fayetteville is 1 in 23
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Fayetteville? If you reside in Fayetteville, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 115. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 29 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Fayetteville, is 1 in 23.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Fayetteville, NC is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Fayetteville has increased by 49%, while the property crime rate in Fayetteville has decreased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Fayetteville has decreased by 2% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Fayetteville police department

      ItemFayettevilleNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)51614,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.54.83.3
      There are a total of 516 Fayetteville police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.5% less than the North Carolina average and 23% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stedman, NC1,2051418931,034
      Vander, NC1,1761641,0421,207
      Eastover, NC3,6921751,1061,280
      Rockfish, NC3,7361881,1891,377
      Lumber Bridge, NC704132,6143,026
      Autryville, NC4084322,7403,172
      Wade, NC6464412,7963,238
      Fayetteville, NC203,6708753,5264,401

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oxnard, CA204,7523432,0072,350
      Fontana, CA205,2283421,4331,775
      Moreno Valley, CA202,0614012,6233,024
      Tacoma, WA205,6028455,2216,066
      Montgomery, AL201,7176124,2694,881
      Fayetteville, NC203,6708753,5264,401
      Source: The Fayetteville, NC 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.