Reported Annual Crime In Fayetteville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFayetteville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime10,232n/a (estimate)4,9812,9092,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFayetteville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder24n/a11.75.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a26.441.7
Robbery292n/a142.191.098.0
Assault1,105n/a537.9240.5248.9
Violent crime1,421n/a (estimate)692364383
Burglary1,818n/a885.0630.6430.4
Theft6,578n/a3,202.01,760.91,694.4
Vehicle theft415n/a202.0153.8237.4
Property crime8,811n/a (estimate)4,2892,5452,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Fayetteville, NC is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 71% higher than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 81% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Fayetteville, NC shows a crime rate that is 90% higher than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 81% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Fayetteville, NC is shown to be 69% higher than the North Carolina average and 82% higher than the national average.

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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Fayetteville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fayetteville is 81% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.65 daily crimes that occur in Fayetteville.
  • Fayetteville is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fayetteville you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fayetteville has increased by 6%.

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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. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for North Carolina and on a national level. In Fayetteville, NC the total number of daily crimes is 1.71 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.81 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Fayetteville, NC is 1.90 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.81 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Fayetteville, NC has a daily crime rate that is 1.69 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.82 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Fayetteville (higher is better)

How safe is Fayetteville, NC compared to other cities in North Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Fayetteville, NC is safer than 8% of the cities in North Carolina and 6% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in North Carolina and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Fayetteville, NC. Overall, Fayetteville, NC 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 145
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fayetteville is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fayetteville is 1 in 21
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Fayetteville, 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 Fayetteville, NC, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 145. 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 24 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 Fayetteville, NC is 1 in 21.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Fayetteville, NC is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Fayetteville, NC has increased by 32%, while the property crime rate in Fayetteville, NC has increased by 3% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Fayetteville, NC has increased by 6% 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 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
Stedman, NC1,2051389651,102
Vander, NC1,1761611,1251,286
Eastover, NC3,6921711,1941,365
Rockfish, NC3,7361841,2841,468
Lumber Bridge, NC704042,8223,226
Autryville, NC4084232,9583,381
Wade, NC6464323,0193,451
Fayetteville, NC203,6706924,2894,981

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Fontana, CA205,2283371,7642,101
Moreno Valley, CA202,0613853,0643,449
Tacoma, WA205,6028145,5746,388
Montgomery, AL201,7176414,4205,061
Fayetteville, NC203,6706924,2894,981
Source: The Fayetteville, 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.