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Total crime 76%
Violent crime 86%
Property crime 74%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; 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 peopleKinston/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,543 (estimate)3,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a7.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a40.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a83.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a387.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)708 (estimate)520381
Burglaryn/an/an/a590.1376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a268.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,835 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Kinston crime rates are 76% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kinston are 86% higher than the national average
  • In Kinston you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kinston is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kinston has decreased by 4%

Kinston crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Kinston (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kinston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kinston is 1 in 142
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kinston is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kinston is 1 in 23

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

      Kinston police department

      ItemKinstonAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)19,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.84.13.3
      There are a total of 1 Kinston police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.1% less than the Alabama average and 44% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Alabama

      StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
      Alabama10,698231266
      There are a total of 10,698 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 231 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Brockton, AL1,2802301,2431,473
      Florala, AL1,9122591,4021,661
      Samson, AL2,1202961,6021,897
      Sanford, AL2184922,6643,156
      Elba, AL3,9155182,9243,442
      Opp, AL6,6355412,9333,474
      Horn Hill, AL2796043,2743,878
      Kinston, AL6647083,8354,543

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sebeka, MN6643503,1723,522
      Highfill, AR664000
      Nemacolin, PA6644612,2442,705
      Redwater, MS6642852,9253,210
      Gas, KS6646493,8964,546
      Kinston, AL6647083,8354,543
      Source: The Kinston, AL 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.