Reported Annual Crime In Sims

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 peopleSims/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,408 (estimate)2,8722,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSims/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)449 (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)2,960 (estimate)2,4942,200

Sims crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sims is 32% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.34 daily crimes that occur in Sims.
  • Sims is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sims you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sims has decreased by 8%.

Compare Sims, NC Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Sims (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Sims (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sims

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sims is 1 in 223
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sims is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sims is 1 in 30

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

      Sims police department

      ItemSimsNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.83.3

      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
      Lake Royale, NC3,4141801,1881,368
      Spring Hope, NC1,4411811,1941,375
      Elm City, NC1,6181851,2221,407
      Kenly, NC1,7441861,2261,411
      Lucama, NC1,0361971,3011,498
      Sharpsburg, NC2,4092161,4281,645
      Sims, NC3674492,9603,408

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Portage Des Sioux, MO3676173,2523,869
      Avinger, TX3675953,4254,020
      Seymour, IL3675702,7293,299
      Salesville, AR3676563,5124,168
      Artesia, MS3673313,4033,735
      Sims, NC3674492,9603,408
      Source: The Sims, 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.