Reported Annual Crime In Locust

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 peopleLocust/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,389 (estimate)2,8722,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLocust/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a81.186.2
Assaultn/an/an/a265.1246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)183 (estimate)378381
Burglaryn/an/an/a599.9376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,724.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,206 (estimate)2,4942,200

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Locust is 46% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.81 daily crimes that occur in Locust.
  • Locust is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Locust you have a 1 in 73 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Locust has decreased by 8%.

Compare Locust, NC Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Locust (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Locust (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Locust

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Locust is 1 in 548
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Locust is 1 in 83
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Locust is 1 in 73

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

      Locust police department

      ItemLocustNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1314,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.44.83.3
      There are a total of 13 Locust police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.3% less than the North Carolina average and 34.8% 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
      Fairview, NC3,602119784903
      Mount Pleasant, NC2,1331368971,033
      Oakboro, NC1,9581379041,041
      Stanfield, NC1,5971459571,102
      Hemby Bridge, NC1,2641479701,116
      Lake Park, NC3,6781571,0331,190
      Fairview CDP, NC3,0161651,0901,256
      Locust, NC3,0361831,2061,389

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mohnton, PA3,03665587653
      Ladonia, AL3,0363351,8122,147
      Williamson, WV3,0365831,2391,821
      Elk Ridge, UT3,037939481,040
      Oaklawn-Sunview, KS3,0373342,0072,341
      Locust, NC3,0361831,2061,389
      Source: The Locust, 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.