Reported Annual Crime In Mooresville

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 peopleMooresville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,090n/a (estimate)2,8432,8722,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMooresville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.442.6
Robbery17n/a44.381.186.2
Assault55n/a143.5265.1246.8
Violent crime72n/a (estimate)188378381
Burglary99n/a258.2599.9376.0
Theft885n/a2,308.31,724.41,594.6
Vehicle theft34n/a88.7169.8228.9
Property crime1,018n/a (estimate)2,6552,4942,200
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Mooresville, 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 1% lower than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 10% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Mooresville, NC shows a crime rate that is 50% lower than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 51% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Mooresville, NC is shown to be 6% higher than the North Carolina average and 21% higher than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mooresville is 10% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.79 daily crimes that occur in Mooresville.
  • Mooresville is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mooresville you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mooresville has decreased by 33%.

Compare Mooresville, NC Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Mooresville (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Mooresville, NC per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for North Carolina as well as national figures. In Mooresville, NC the total number of daily crimes is 1.01 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.10 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Mooresville, NC are 2.01 times less than the North Carolina average and 2.03 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Mooresville, NC has a daily crime rate that is 1.06 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.21 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Mooresville (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in the Mooresville, NC area in comparison to other North Carolina communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Mooresville, NC being safer than 63% of cities in North Carolina and 45% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking North Carolina cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Mooresville, NC. In conclusion, Mooresville, NC now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mooresville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mooresville is 1 in 533
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mooresville is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mooresville is 1 in 36
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Mooresville, 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 Mooresville, NC, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 533. 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 38 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 Mooresville, NC is 1 in 36.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Mooresville, NC is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Mooresville, NC has decreased by 31% and the rate of property crime in Mooresville, NC has decreased by 33%. The total crime rate in Mooresville, NC has decreased by 33% year to year.

      Mooresville police department

      ItemMooresvilleNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8614,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.64.83.3
      There are a total of 86 Mooresville police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.1% less than the North Carolina average and 20.8% 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
      Westport, NC3,92372475547
      Denver, NC2,287114754869
      Lowesville, NC3,089123814937
      Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,9181338751,008
      Davidson, NC12,076939801,073
      Troutman, NC2,4911509901,140
      Cornelius, NC27,4261631,0771,241
      Mooresville, NC35,3871882,6552,843

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Olney, MD35,3362511,0861,337
      Richmond West, FL35,4593762,2312,607
      Martinez, GA35,4763092,4352,744
      East Point, GA35,4771,24312,00513,247
      Merrillville, IN35,2684222,4092,832
      Mooresville, NC35,3871882,6552,843
      Source: The Mooresville, 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.