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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 45%
Property crime 66%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak City/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,199 (estimate)2,8722,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a81.186.2
Assaultn/an/an/a265.1246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)553 (estimate)378381
Burglaryn/an/an/a599.9376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,724.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,647 (estimate)2,4942,200

Key findings

  • Oak City crime rates are 63% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oak City are 45% higher than the national average
  • In Oak City you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oak City is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oak City has decreased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In Oak City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oak City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oak City is 1 in 181
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oak City is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oak City is 1 in 24

      Year Over Year Crime In Oak City (per 100,000 people)

      Oak City police department

      ItemOak CityNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.83.3

      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
      Bethel, NC1,6241801,1851,365
      Robersonville, NC1,6061841,2151,399
      Princeville, NC2,3002261,4911,717
      Scotland Neck, NC1,2574262,2342,660
      Williamston, NC5,5343982,6293,027
      Parmele, NC2954532,9883,441
      Tarboro, NC11,2064643,0613,525
      Oak City, NC3335533,6474,199

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stratton, OH3334153,2233,638
      Fowlerton, IN3335613,1983,759
      Westville, FL3336223,6884,310
      Fayette, UT3332872,9243,211
      Greensburg, MD3336482,8093,457
      Oak City, NC3335533,6474,199
      Source: The Oak City, 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.