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Total crime 83%
Violent crime 85%
Property crime 82%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKure Beach/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)428 (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)58 (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)370 (estimate)2,3572,110

Key findings

  • Kure Beach crime rates are 83% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kure Beach are 85% lower than the national average
  • In Kure Beach you have a 1 in 234 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kure Beach is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kure Beach has decreased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In Kure Beach (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kure Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kure Beach is 1 in 1714
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kure Beach is 1 in 271
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kure Beach is 1 in 234

      Year Over Year Crime In Kure Beach (per 100,000 people)

      Kure Beach police department

      ItemKure BeachNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1214,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.84.83.3
      There are a total of 12 Kure Beach police officers. This results in 5.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.5% greater than the North Carolina average and 78.5% greater 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
      Sea Breeze, NC1,88690567657
      St. James, NC4,43897612709
      Caswell Beach, NC4161509521,103
      Myrtle Grove, NC9,8721861,1801,366
      Boiling Spring Lakes, NC5,7031601,3311,491
      Oak Island, NC7,3591821,6381,820
      Southport, NC3,2911012,4492,550
      Kure Beach, NC2,33558370428

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Inez, TX2,335123703826
      Selmont-West Selmont, AL2,3353091,6191,928
      East Jordan, MI2,3351701,0211,191
      Gate City, VA2,3362151,1851,400
      Colquitt, GA2,3366443,2213,865
      Kure Beach, NC2,33558370428
      Source: The Kure Beach, 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.