Reported Annual Crime In Sanford

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 peopleSanford/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,737 (estimate)2,9092,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSanford/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/an/a (estimate)468 (estimate)364394
Burglaryn/an/an/a630.6430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,760.91,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,269 (estimate)2,5452,362

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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%.

Compare Sanford, NC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Sanford (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Sanford (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sanford

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

ItemSanfordNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10614,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.74.83.3
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

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
Broadway, NC1,3271369481,083
Mamers, NC1,1401781,2481,426
Goldston, NC3103892,7213,110
Moncure, NC5523982,7793,177
Carthage, NC2,644813,3293,410
Cameron, NC2584983,4843,982
Sanford, NC29,0484683,2693,737

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Suisun City, CA29,0453402,3172,657
West Falls Church, VA29,0591099411,051
Opelika, AL29,0307324,5915,322
South Riding, VA29,07390775864
Norwood, MA29,0181441,0041,147
Sanford, NC29,0484683,2693,737
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.
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