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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 23%
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 peopleHuntersville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,027n/a (estimate)1,7552,7292,489
Murder1n/a1.76.05.0
Rape4n/a6.831.042.6
Robbery23n/a39.372.581.6
Assault51n/a87.2262.4250.2
Violent crime79n/a (estimate)135372379
Burglary114n/a194.8519.1340.5
Theft769n/a1,314.31,666.01,549.5
Vehicle theft65n/a111.1172.2219.9
Property crime948n/a (estimate)1,6202,3572,110

Key findings

  • Huntersville crime rates are 29% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Huntersville are 64% lower than the national average
  • In Huntersville you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Huntersville is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Huntersville has increased by 6%

Huntersville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Huntersville (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Huntersville, North Carolina is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Huntersville are 1.55 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.42 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Huntersville are 2.75 times less than than North Carolina and 2.81 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Huntersville are 1.45 times less than than North Carolina and 1.30 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Huntersville (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Huntersville, North Carolina compared to other areas of North Carolina, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Huntersville safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Huntersville is safer than 82% of North Carolina cities, and 57% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in North Carolina, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Huntersville. At this time, Huntersville sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Huntersville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Huntersville is 1 in 741
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Huntersville is 1 in 62
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Huntersville is 1 in 57
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Huntersville, North Carolina? If you reside in Huntersville, then there is a 1 in 741 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 62. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 57 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Huntersville.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Huntersville, NC is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Huntersville has increased by 5%, while the property crime rate in Huntersville has increased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Huntersville has increased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Huntersville police department

      ItemHuntersvilleNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8614,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.84.83.3
      There are a total of 86 Huntersville police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62.9% less than the North Carolina average and 45.5% 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
      Westport, NC3,92371449520
      Denver, NC2,287113713825
      Lowesville, NC3,089121769891
      Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,918131827958
      Davidson, NC12,07661917978
      Cornelius, NC27,4261611,0181,179
      Lowell, NC3,6162439711,213
      Huntersville, NC51,7011351,6201,755

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hoffman Estates, IL51,727127845973
      Commerce City, CO51,7314523,0653,517
      Minnetonka, MN51,651551,4171,472
      Battle Creek, MI51,7639373,2494,186
      Southaven, MS51,8161653,1913,356
      Huntersville, NC51,7011351,6201,755
      Source: The Huntersville, 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.