Reported Annual Crime In Princeton

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 peoplePrinceton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,350 (estimate)2,8722,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrinceton/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)178 (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)1,172 (estimate)2,4942,200

Princeton crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Princeton is 48% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.7 daily crimes that occur in Princeton.
  • Princeton is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Princeton you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Princeton has decreased by 8%.

Compare Princeton, NC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Princeton (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Princeton (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Princeton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Princeton is 1 in 563
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Princeton is 1 in 86
The chance of being a victim of crime in Princeton is 1 in 75

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

Princeton police department

ItemPrincetonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)414,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.24.83.3
There are a total of 4 Princeton police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32% less than the North Carolina average and 0.1% less 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
Fremont, NC1,0601781,1741,352
Pine Level, NC2,1431781,1771,355
Kenly, NC1,7441861,2261,411
Lucama, NC1,0361971,3011,498
Wilson's Mills, NC2,4332021,3351,538
Brogden, NC2,2922091,3791,588
Mar-Mac, NC3,5852461,6241,870
Princeton, NC1,3431781,1721,350

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hackleburg, AL1,3432501,3531,603
Calumet, PA1,343132642774
Watterson Park, KY1,34395877972
Weston Mills, NY1,343171705877
Brooklyn, WI1,34301,3661,366
Princeton, NC1,3431781,1721,350
Source: The Princeton, 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.
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