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Reported Annual Crime In Northwest

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorthwest/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,535 (estimate)3,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorthwest/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.75.3
Rapen/an/an/a28.140.4
Robberyn/an/an/a92.0102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a245.5248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)184 (estimate)372386
Burglaryn/an/an/a710.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a150.8236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,351 (estimate)2,7382,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Northwest is 46% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.2 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 66 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Northwest has decreased by 64%.

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Daily Crime In Northwest (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Northwest

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Northwest is 1 in 545
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northwest is 1 in 75
The chance of being a victim of crime in Northwest is 1 in 66

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, NC2,7541339791,112
Belville, NC2,4731359921,127
Rocky Point, NC2,0391691,2421,411
Navassa, NC1,4681801,3251,505
Myrtle Grove, NC9,8721861,3711,557
Leland, NC17,0231382,2662,404
Castle Hayne, NC9993182,3372,655
Northwest, NC1,1261841,3511,535

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Knox, PA1,1263676421,008
Tioga, ND1,126581,0931,151
Yorkville, OH1,1271391,1971,336
St. Martins, MO1,1271678991,066
Parshall, ND1,1251211,1051,225
Northwest, NC1,1261841,3511,535
Source: The Northwest, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.