Reported Annual Crime In Kannapolis

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 peopleKannapolis/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,077n/a (estimate)2,1652,8722,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKannapolis/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a4.06.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.442.6
Robbery31n/a62.381.186.2
Assault76n/a152.8265.1246.8
Violent crime109n/a (estimate)219378381
Burglary190n/a381.9599.9376.0
Theft711n/a1,429.21,724.41,594.6
Vehicle theft67n/a134.7169.8228.9
Property crime968n/a (estimate)1,9462,4942,200
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Kannapolis, 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 25% lower than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 16% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Kannapolis, NC shows a crime rate that is 42% lower than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 42% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Kannapolis, NC is shown to be 22% lower than the North Carolina average and 12% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kannapolis is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.93 daily crimes that occur in Kannapolis.
  • Kannapolis is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kannapolis you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kannapolis has decreased by 4%.

Compare Kannapolis, NC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Kannapolis (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Kannapolis, NC per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for North Carolina as well as national figures. In Kannapolis, NC the total number of daily crimes is 1.33 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.19 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Kannapolis, NC are 1.72 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.74 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Kannapolis, NC has a daily crime rate that is 1.28 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.13 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Kannapolis (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in North Carolina and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Kannapolis, NC? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Kannapolis, NC has been ranked safer than 70% of other cities in the state of North Carolina. In addition, Kannapolis, NC is safer than 54% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all North Carolina and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Kannapolis, NC. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Kannapolis, NC is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kannapolis

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kannapolis is 1 in 457
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kannapolis is 1 in 52
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kannapolis is 1 in 47
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Kannapolis, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Kannapolis, NC you have a 1 in 457 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 52 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Kannapolis, NC.

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

The year over year crime rate for Kannapolis, NC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Kannapolis, NC has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 13% in Kannapolis, NC, while property crimes in Kannapolis, NC have decreased by 3%. Crimes in total for Kannapolis, NC have decreased by 4% year over year.

Kannapolis police department

ItemKannapolisNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10114,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.34.83.3
There are a total of 101 Kannapolis police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.6% less than the North Carolina average and 28.9% 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
Mount Pleasant, NC2,1331368971,033
Davidson, NC12,076939801,073
Troutman, NC2,4911509901,140
Cornelius, NC27,4261631,0771,241
Granite Quarry, NC2,9661651,0901,256
Locust, NC3,0361831,2061,389
Enochville, NC2,8651901,2531,442
Kannapolis, NC45,6852191,9462,165

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Elmhurst, IL45,74249946995
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Kannapolis, NC45,6852191,9462,165
Source: The Kannapolis, 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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