Reported Annual Crime In Granite Falls

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGranite Falls/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime299n/a (estimate)6,4262,8722,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGranite Falls/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.442.6
Robbery2n/a43.081.186.2
Assault4n/a86.0265.1246.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)129378381
Burglary7n/a150.4599.9376.0
Theft271n/a5,824.21,724.41,594.6
Vehicle theft15n/a322.4169.8228.9
Property crime293n/a (estimate)6,2972,4942,200

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Granite Falls, 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 124% higher than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 149% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Granite Falls, NC shows a crime rate that is 66% lower than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 66% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Granite Falls, NC is shown to be 152% higher than the North Carolina average and 186% higher than the national average.
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The Granite Falls crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Granite Falls 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 Granite Falls crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Granite Falls is 149% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.61 daily crimes that occur in Granite Falls.
  • Granite Falls is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Granite Falls you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Granite Falls has increased by 4%.

Compare Granite Falls, NC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Granite Falls (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Granite Falls, NC on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of North Carolina. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Granite Falls, NC (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to North Carolina state wide, are 2.24 times more than the state average and 2.49 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Granite Falls, NC on a daily bases are 2.93 times less than than North Carolina average and 2.95 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Granite Falls, NC are 2.52 times more than the daily state average and 2.86 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Granite Falls (higher is better)

How safe is Granite Falls, NC compared to other cities in North Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Granite Falls, NC is safer than 49% of the cities in North Carolina and 30% 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 Granite Falls, NC. Overall, Granite Falls, NC is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Granite Falls

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Granite Falls is 1 in 776
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Granite Falls is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Granite Falls is 1 in 16
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Granite Falls, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Granite Falls, NC you have a 1 in 776 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Granite Falls, NC.

Year Over Year Crime In Granite Falls (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Granite Falls, NC is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Granite Falls, NC has increased by 19%, the amount of property crime in Granite Falls, NC has increased by 3%, and the total amount of crime in Granite Falls, NC has increased by 4% year to year.

Granite Falls police department

ItemGranite FallsNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1714,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.64.83.3
There are a total of 17 Granite Falls police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.8% less than the North Carolina average and 10.5% 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
Northlakes, NC1,521102672773
Rutherford College, NC1,4341499851,135
Cedar Rock, NC3241531,0081,160
Taylorsville, NC1,9991761,1621,338
Cajah's Mountain, NC2,7521801,1901,370
Connelly Springs, NC1,6761841,2131,397
Hildebran, NC2,0761851,2231,409
Granite Falls, NC4,6861296,2976,426

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Haven, MI4,6863311,2191,550
Oak Hill, TN4,686162734896
Mattituck, NY4,68691374465
Fruitland Park, FL4,6862531,9912,243
Canastota, NY4,6853311,3611,692
Granite Falls, NC4,6861296,2976,426
Source: The Granite Falls, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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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