Reported Annual Crime In Smithfield

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 peopleSmithfield/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime638n/a (estimate)5,1082,9092,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSmithfield/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a26.441.7
Robbery21n/a168.191.098.0
Assault49n/a392.3240.5248.9
Violent crime70n/a (estimate)560364394
Burglary100n/a800.7630.6430.4
Theft454n/a3,635.21,760.91,694.4
Vehicle theft14n/a112.1153.8237.4
Property crime568n/a (estimate)4,5482,5452,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Smithfield, NC is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 76% higher than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 85% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Smithfield, NC shows a crime rate that is 54% higher than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 42% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Smithfield, NC is shown to be 79% higher than the North Carolina average and 93% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Smithfield is 85% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14 daily crimes that occur in Smithfield.
  • Smithfield is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Smithfield you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Smithfield has decreased by 24%.

Compare Smithfield, NC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Smithfield (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Smithfield, NC per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for North Carolina and on a national level. In Smithfield, NC the total number of daily crimes is 1.76 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.85 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Smithfield, NC is 1.54 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.42 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Smithfield, NC has a daily crime rate that is 1.79 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.93 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Smithfield (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Smithfield, NC area in comparison to other North Carolina communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Smithfield, NC being safer than 24% of cities in North Carolina and 11% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking North Carolina cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Smithfield, NC. In conclusion, Smithfield, NC now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Smithfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Smithfield is 1 in 179
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Smithfield is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Smithfield is 1 in 20
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Smithfield, NC? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Smithfield, NC, then there is a 1 in 179 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 22. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 20 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Smithfield, NC.

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

The year over year crime rate for Smithfield, NC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Smithfield, NC has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 29% in Smithfield, NC, while property crimes in Smithfield, NC have decreased by 23%. Crimes in total for Smithfield, NC have decreased by 24% year over year.

Smithfield police department

ItemSmithfieldNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4314,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.84.83.3
There are a total of 43 Smithfield police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.4% less than the North Carolina average and 17% 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
Princeton, NC1,3431711,1961,367
Kenly, NC1,7441791,2511,429
Four Oaks, NC2,1501851,2971,482
Wilson's Mills, NC2,4331951,3631,558
Clayton, NC18,5531091,7471,856
Archer Lodge, NC4,6142451,7161,962
Pine Level, NC2,1432081,7691,977
Smithfield, NC11,7465604,5485,108

Cities with similar population

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Tucson Estates, AZ11,7475903,3833,973
Lansdowne, VA11,74279683762
Douglas, GA11,7424573,6624,119
Somersworth, NH11,7563392,9333,273
Los Alamos, NM11,733165511676
Smithfield, NC11,7465604,5485,108
Source: The Smithfield, 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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