Reported Annual Crime In Raleigh

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRaleigh/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,841 (estimate)3,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRaleigh/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)340 (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)2,501 (estimate)2,7382,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Raleigh is equal to the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.78 daily crimes that occur in Raleigh.
  • Raleigh is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Raleigh you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Raleigh has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Raleigh (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Raleigh

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Raleigh is 1 in 295
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Raleigh is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Raleigh is 1 in 36

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

Raleigh police department

ItemRaleighNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)85814,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.04.83.3
There are a total of 858 Raleigh police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.3% less than the North Carolina average and 37.3% 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
Holly Springs, NC30,12627898925
Cary, NC155,822921,0051,096
Morrisville, NC22,6001561,1501,306
Apex, NC43,893851,2701,354
Rolesville, NC5,583861,7381,824
Fuquay-Varina, NC22,7221111,8972,008
Clayton, NC18,5531401,9032,043
Raleigh, NC441,3263402,5012,841

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Omaha, NE443,0725673,7674,334
Colorado Springs, CO448,7594963,5614,057
Virginia Beach, VA449,7331552,1762,331
Miami, FL432,6228874,2215,109
Atlanta, GA456,3781,0845,2496,332
Raleigh, NC441,3263402,5012,841
Source: The Raleigh, 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.