Reported Annual Crime In Oak Island

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 peopleOak Island/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,233 (estimate)2,8722,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOak Island/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)162 (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)1,071 (estimate)2,4942,200

Oak Island crime map

  • Lower crime
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Higher crime
  • No data available
Crime map data by SpotCrime. Sign up for local SpotCrime alerts.
The Oak Island crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Oak Island as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Oak Island crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
How would you rate the amount of crime in Oak Island?
Write a review to give others more information about this area.
Do you feel safe walking alone at night in Oak Island?
Write a review to give others more information about this area.
See all Oak Island poll results

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oak Island is 52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.38 daily crimes that occur in Oak Island.
  • Oak Island is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oak Island you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oak Island has decreased by 8%.

Compare Oak Island, NC Crime To Other Cities

      vs

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

      How Safe is Oak Island (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oak Island

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oak Island is 1 in 617
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oak Island is 1 in 94
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oak Island is 1 in 82

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

      Oak Island police department

      ItemOak IslandNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2314,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.83.3
      There are a total of 23 Oak Island police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.5% less than the North Carolina average and 0.6% 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
      Holden Beach, NC1,13553350403
      Kure Beach, NC2,33559391451
      Southport, NC3,29195625720
      St. James, NC4,43898648746
      Bald Head Island, NC2841531,0081,160
      Caswell Beach, NC4161531,0081,160
      Boiling Spring Lakes, NC5,7033312,1842,515
      Oak Island, NC7,3591621,0711,233

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Flatwoods, KY7,35884336420
      Rathdrum, ID7,357591,1051,164
      Lake of the Woods, VA7,3621531,2751,428
      Forest City, NC7,3565027,7358,237
      Dunellen, NJ7,355411,3241,365
      Oak Island, NC7,3591621,0711,233
      Source: The Oak Island, 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.