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.
The Sanford crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Sanford 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 Sanford crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
Did you know?
The overall crime rate in Sanford is 36% higher than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 10.24 daily crimes that occur in Sanford.
Sanford is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
In Sanford you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Sanford has decreased by 5%.
The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sanford is 1 in 214
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sanford is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sanford is 1 in 27
Year Over Year Crime In Sanford (per 100,000 people)
Sanford police department
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents
There are a total of 106 Sanford police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.9% less than the North Carolina average and 13.2% greater than the National average.
Sex offenders in North Carolina
North Carolina /100K
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.
Source: The Sanford, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.