Reported Annual Crime In Northwest

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 peopleNorthwest/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,435 (estimate)2,9092,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorthwest/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a26.441.7
Robberyn/an/an/a91.098.0
Assaultn/an/an/a240.5248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)180 (estimate)364383
Burglaryn/an/an/a630.6430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,760.91,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,256 (estimate)2,5452,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Northwest is 48% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.93 daily crimes that occur in Northwest.
  • Northwest is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Northwest you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Northwest has decreased by 66%.

Compare Northwest, NC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Northwest (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Northwest (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Northwest

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Northwest is 1 in 557
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northwest is 1 in 80
The chance of being a victim of crime in Northwest is 1 in 70

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

Northwest police department

ItemNorthwestNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)214,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.64.83.3
There are a total of 2 Northwest police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45% less than the North Carolina average and 19.2% less 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
Skippers Corner, NC2,7541309101,040
Belville, NC2,4731329221,054
Rocky Point, NC2,0391651,1541,319
Navassa, NC1,4681761,2321,408
Myrtle Grove, NC9,8721821,2741,456
Leland, NC17,023861,7641,850
Castle Hayne, NC9993112,1732,483
Northwest, NC1,1261801,2561,435

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Knox, PA1,126186743929
Tioga, ND1,1262491,8052,054
Wenona, IL1,1273099261,235
Albers, IL1,127166762929
Argenta, IL1,1252059401,145
Northwest, NC1,1261801,2561,435
Source: The Northwest, 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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