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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 56%
Property crime 28%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMooresville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,115n/a (estimate)2,8612,7292,489
Murder1n/a2.66.05.0
Rape11n/a28.231.042.6
Robbery9n/a23.172.581.6
Assault44n/a112.9262.4250.2
Violent crime65n/a (estimate)167372379
Burglary81n/a207.9519.1340.5
Theft913n/a2,343.01,666.01,549.5
Vehicle theft56n/a143.7172.2219.9
Property crime1,050n/a (estimate)2,6952,3572,110

Key findings

  • Mooresville crime rates are 15% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mooresville are 56% lower than the national average
  • In Mooresville you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mooresville is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mooresville has increased by 1%

Mooresville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Mooresville (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Mooresville, per 100,000 residents. In Mooresville, the total number of daily crimes is 1.05 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.15 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Mooresville are 2.23 times less than the North Carolina average and 2.27 times less than the national average. For property crime, Mooresville has a daily crime rate that is 1.14 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.28 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Mooresville (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Mooresville in comparison to other North Carolina communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Mooresville safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Mooresville being safer than 67% of cities in North Carolina and 39% of cities across the United States. 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. In conclusion, Mooresville ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mooresville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mooresville is 1 in 600
      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 35
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Mooresville? If you reside in Mooresville, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 600. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 38 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. 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, is 1 in 35.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Mooresville is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Mooresville has decreased by 11% and the rate of property crime in Mooresville has increased by 2%. The total crime rate in Mooresville has increased by 1% 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, NC3,92371449520
      Denver, NC2,287113713825
      Lowesville, NC3,089121769891
      Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,918131827958
      Davidson, NC12,07661917978
      Cornelius, NC27,4261611,0181,179
      Enochville, NC2,8651871,1841,371
      Mooresville, NC35,3871672,6952,861

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Olney, MD35,3362431,0421,285
      Richmond West, FL35,4593692,0982,467
      Martinez, GA35,4763232,2472,570
      East Point, GA35,4771,24312,00513,247
      Merrillville, IN35,2681441,6701,814
      Mooresville, NC35,3871672,6952,861
      Source: The Mooresville, 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.