Reported Annual Crime In High Point

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHigh Point/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,917n/a (estimate)4,3762,9092,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHigh Point/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder20n/a17.85.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a26.441.7
Robbery206n/a183.391.098.0
Assault530n/a471.7240.5248.9
Violent crime756n/a (estimate)673364383
Burglary754n/a671.0630.6430.4
Theft3,127n/a2,782.81,760.91,694.4
Vehicle theft280n/a249.2153.8237.4
Property crime4,161n/a (estimate)3,7032,5452,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in High Point, 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 50% higher than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 59% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, High Point, NC shows a crime rate that is 85% higher than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 76% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, High Point, NC is shown to be 45% higher than the North Carolina average and 57% higher than the national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in High Point is 59% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.99 daily crimes that occur in High Point.
  • High Point is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In High Point you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in High Point has increased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In High Point (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in High Point, NC per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for North Carolina and on a national scale. In High Point, NC the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.50 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.59 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in High Point, NC is 1.85 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.76 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, High Point, NC has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.45 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.57 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is High Point (higher is better)

How safe is High Point, NC compared to other cities in North Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that High Point, NC is safer than 19% of the cities in North Carolina and 11% 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 High Point, NC. Overall, High Point, NC is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in High Point

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in High Point is 1 in 149
The chance of being a victim of property crime in High Point is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in High Point is 1 in 23
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in High Point, NC? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in High Point, NC, then there is a 1 in 149 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 28. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 23 risk that you will become a victim of crime in High Point, NC.

Year Over Year Crime In High Point (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in High Point, 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 High Point, NC has increased by 19%, the amount of property crime in High Point, NC has increased by 9%, and the total amount of crime in High Point, NC has increased by 11% year to year.

High Point police department

ItemHigh PointNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)26014,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.44.83.3
There are a total of 260 High Point police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 49% less than the North Carolina average and 25.1% 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
Jamestown, NC3,718104724828
Wallburg, NC3,0681611,1231,283
Archdale, NC11,4831031,6461,749
Welcome, NC4,6132441,7081,952
Midway, NC4,7122501,7451,995
Pleasant Garden, NC4,6842521,7632,015
Walkertown, NC4,9002781,9402,218
High Point, NC108,9826733,7034,376

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Temecula, CA108,9651022,2692,370
San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA109,0674183,3073,725
Billings, MT109,0894935,4585,951
Cambridge, MA108,7572801,8182,098
Waterbury, CT109,2115043,8324,336
High Point, NC108,9826733,7034,376
Source: The High Point, 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.