Reported Annual Crime In Northwest

StatisticReportedincidentsNorthwest/100k peopleRaleigh/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime01,233 (estimate)2,657 (estimate)2,9092,745
StatisticReportedincidentsNorthwest/100k peopleRaleigh/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a26.441.7
Robberyn/an/an/a91.098.0
Assaultn/an/an/a240.5248.9
Violent crimen/a154 (estimate)333 (estimate)364383
Burglaryn/an/an/a630.6430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,760.91,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8237.4
Property crimen/a1,079 (estimate)2,325 (estimate)2,5452,362

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Janice RosenbergJanice Rosenberg Team / Re/MaxView websiteJaniceJanice and her husband, Norm, moved to Raleigh in 1984. They now have three daughters and six grandchildren. When not working, Janice enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
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Jennifer LangeLuxury MoversView websiteJenniferJennifer Lange is an owner, a listing agent and buyers agent for Your LuxuryMovers Team.  She moved here from Denver, CO where she lived for 8 years before making the move to the beautiful state of NC in 2002. 

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The Northwest crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Northwest as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Northwest crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Northwest is 55% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.38 daily crimes that occur in Northwest.
  • Northwest is safer than 91% of the cities in the North Carolina.
  • In Northwest you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Raleigh has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Northwest (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Northwest (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Northwest

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Northwest is 1 in 649
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northwest is 1 in 93
The chance of being a victim of crime in Northwest is 1 in 82

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

Raleigh police department

ItemNorthwestRaleighNorth Carolina
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a85814,511
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.04.8

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, NC30,12646908954
Cary, NC155,822641,0751,139
Apex, NC43,893491,3081,357
Morrisville, NC22,600731,5871,660
Knightdale, NC13,787651,7441,809
Wake Forest, NC36,472981,7631,861
Youngsville, NC1,457762,9613,037
Raleigh, NC441,3263332,3252,657

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Omaha, NE443,0726473,8804,527
Colorado Springs, CO448,7595243,2173,741
Virginia Beach, VA449,7331381,9352,072
Miami, FL432,6227214,0144,735
Atlanta, GA456,3789364,7765,712
Raleigh, NC441,3263332,3252,657
Source: The Northwest, 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.