Reported Annual Crime In Mount Airy

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 peopleMount Airy/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime480n/a (estimate)4,6432,9092,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Airy/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a26.441.7
Robbery7n/a67.791.098.0
Assault25n/a241.8240.5248.9
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)310364394
Burglary59n/a570.7630.6430.4
Theft342n/a3,308.21,760.91,694.4
Vehicle theft47n/a454.6153.8237.4
Property crime448n/a (estimate)4,3342,5452,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Mount Airy, NC for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Mount Airy, NC is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Mount Airy, NC crime rates are 60% higher than in comparison to the North Carolina mean and are 68% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Mount Airy, NC has a rate that is 15% lower than the North Carolina average; compared to the United States, it is 21% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Mount Airy, NC is 70% higher than its state's mean, and 83% higher than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mount Airy is 68% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.72 daily crimes that occur in Mount Airy.
  • Mount Airy is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mount Airy you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mount Airy has decreased by 3%.

Compare Mount Airy, NC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Mount Airy (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Mount Airy, NC per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for North Carolina and on a national scale. In Mount Airy, NC the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.60 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.68 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Mount Airy, NC is 1.17 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.27 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Mount Airy, NC has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.70 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.83 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Mount Airy (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Mount Airy, NC area in comparison to other North Carolina communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Mount Airy, NC being safer than 43% of cities in North Carolina and 22% 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 Mount Airy, NC. In conclusion, Mount Airy, NC now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Airy

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Airy is 1 in 324
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Airy is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Airy is 1 in 22
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Mount Airy, NC? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Mount Airy, NC, you have a 1 in 324 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 24. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Airy, NC is 1 in 22.

Year Over Year Crime In Mount Airy (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Mount Airy, 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 Mount Airy, NC has decreased by 38% and the rate of property crime in Mount Airy, NC has increased by 2%. The total crime rate in Mount Airy, NC has decreased by 3% year to year.

Mount Airy police department

ItemMount AiryNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5314,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.04.83.3
There are a total of 53 Mount Airy police officers. This results in 5.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.7% greater than the North Carolina average and 55.2% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in North Carolina

StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
North Carolina21,070256222
There are a total of 21,070 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 256 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 15% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cana, VA1,3871109451,054
Pilot Mountain, NC1,6881439971,140
White Plains, NC1,1091439981,140
Toast, NC1,3521741,2161,390
Lowgap, NC4684643,2423,706
Dobson, NC1,4981263,8974,023
Pinnacle, NC9025123,5834,095
Mount Airy, NC10,3643104,3344,643

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marlboro Village, MD10,3635172,2982,815
Bluefield, WV10,3661,1922,0893,281
Madera Acres, CA10,3665973,3223,920
Wood River, IL10,3603043,9364,241
Sandy, OR10,3692913,0843,375
Mount Airy, NC10,3643104,3344,643
Source: The Mount Airy, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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