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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 20%
Property crime 37%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJackson/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,336 (estimate)2,7292,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a31.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a72.581.6
Assaultn/an/an/a262.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)455 (estimate)372379
Burglaryn/an/an/a519.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,666.01,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a172.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,882 (estimate)2,3572,110

Key findings

  • Jackson crime rates are 34% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jackson are 20% higher than the national average
  • In Jackson you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jackson is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jackson has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Jackson (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jackson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jackson is 1 in 220
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jackson is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jackson is 1 in 30

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

      Jackson police department

      ItemJacksonNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)114,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.94.83.3
      There are a total of 1 Jackson police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.3% less than the North Carolina average and 40.2% 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
      Weldon, NC1,7091721,0921,264
      Rich Square, NC1,0011841,1691,353
      Gaston, NC1,1621951,2351,430
      Branchville, VA1153022,3892,691
      Boykins, VA7823202,5242,844
      Halifax, NC2384502,8513,300
      Severn, NC1954582,9053,363
      Jackson, NC5144552,8823,336

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Reile's Acres, ND5141278821,009
      Pesotum, IL5144962,2492,745
      Central City, AR5146763,3043,980
      Nelson, NE5144372,9613,398
      Runnells, IA5142791,8092,088
      Jackson, NC5144552,8823,336
      Source: The Jackson, 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.