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Total crime 98%
Violent crime 27%
Property crime 120%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorth Topsail Beach/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime37n/a (estimate)5,1182,8722,580
Murder2n/a276.66.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.442.6
Robbery0n/a0.081.186.2
Assault0n/a0.0265.1246.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)277378381
Burglary19n/a2,627.9599.9376.0
Theft15n/a2,074.71,724.41,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a138.3169.8228.9
Property crime35n/a (estimate)4,8412,4942,200

Key findings

  • North Topsail Beach crime rates are 98% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in North Topsail Beach are 27% lower than the national average
  • In North Topsail Beach you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • North Topsail Beach is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in North Topsail Beach has increased by 1153%

North Topsail Beach crime map

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      Daily Crime In North Topsail Beach (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in North Topsail Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in North Topsail Beach is 1 in 362
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in North Topsail Beach is 1 in 21
      The chance of being a victim of crime in North Topsail Beach is 1 in 20

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

      North Topsail Beach police department

      ItemNorth Topsail BeachNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1214,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents15.84.83.3
      There are a total of 12 North Topsail Beach police officers. This results in 15.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 231% greater than the North Carolina average and 386.2% 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
      Topsail Beach, NC3541531,0081,160
      Sneads Ferry, NC3,6011961,2961,493
      Holly Ridge, NC1,6541931,3931,587
      Surf City, NC2,6181666,2606,426
      North Topsail Beach, NC1,1042774,8415,118

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Baltic, SD1,104149635783
      Mosses, AL1,1042921,5811,873
      Bowmanstown, PA1,104123600723
      Mayo, FL1,1041991,1781,376
      Bayard, NE1,104177442619
      North Topsail Beach, NC1,1042774,8415,118
      Source: The North Topsail Beach, 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.