Reported Annual Crime In Kings Mountain

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKings Mountain/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime388n/a (estimate)3,5852,9092,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKings Mountain/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a18.55.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a26.441.7
Robbery7n/a64.791.098.0
Assault17n/a157.1240.5248.9
Violent crime26n/a (estimate)240364383
Burglary95n/a877.7630.6430.4
Theft266n/a2,457.51,760.91,694.4
Vehicle theft1n/a9.2153.8237.4
Property crime362n/a (estimate)3,3442,5452,362
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Kings Mountain, NC for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Kings Mountain, NC is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Kings Mountain, NC crime rates are 23% higher than in comparison to the North Carolina mean and are 31% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Kings Mountain, NC has a rate that is 34% lower than the North Carolina average; compared to the United States, it is 37% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Kings Mountain, NC is 31% higher than its state's mean, and 42% higher than the country's average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kings Mountain is 31% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.82 daily crimes that occur in Kings Mountain.
  • Kings Mountain is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kings Mountain you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kings Mountain has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Kings Mountain (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Kings Mountain, NC per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for North Carolina and on a national level. In Kings Mountain, NC the total number of daily crimes is 1.23 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.31 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Kings Mountain, NC is 1.51 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.59 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Kings Mountain, NC has a daily crime rate that is 1.31 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.42 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Kings Mountain (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Kings Mountain, NC compared to every other city in North Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Kings Mountain, NC ranks safer than 62% of every city located within North Carolina along with 45% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in North Carolina and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Kings Mountain, NC. As a result, Kings Mountain, NC is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kings Mountain

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kings Mountain is 1 in 417
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kings Mountain is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kings Mountain is 1 in 28
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Kings Mountain, NC? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Kings Mountain, NC, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 417. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 30 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Kings Mountain, NC is 1 in 28.

Year Over Year Crime In Kings Mountain (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Kings Mountain, NC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Kings Mountain, 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 20% in Kings Mountain, NC, while property crimes in Kings Mountain, NC have increased by 13%. Crimes in total for Kings Mountain, NC have increased by 10% year over year.

Kings Mountain police department

ItemKings MountainNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3814,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.74.83.3
There are a total of 38 Kings Mountain police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.1% less than the North Carolina average and 12.9% 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
Stanley, NC3,6331981,3841,582
Lowell, NC3,6162141,4951,709
Ranlo, NC3,5352241,5671,791
Bessemer City, NC5,4622331,6471,880
Dallas, NC4,6022922,0392,331
Cherryville, NC5,9013642,5472,912
Clover, SC5,5934102,8863,296
Kings Mountain, NC11,0532403,3443,585

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Webb City, MO11,0521152,8512,967
Londonderry, NH11,049110815926
Ironton, OH11,0491382,2942,433
Kings Mountain, NC11,0532403,3443,585
Source: The Kings Mountain, 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.