Reported Annual Crime In Southern Shores

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouthern Shores/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)456 (estimate)2,9092,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouthern Shores/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)57 (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/an/a (estimate)399 (estimate)2,5452,362

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The Southern Shores crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Southern Shores 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 Southern Shores crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Southern Shores is 83% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.25 daily crimes that occur in Southern Shores.
  • Southern Shores is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Southern Shores you have a 1 in 220 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Southern Shores has decreased by 79%.

Compare Southern Shores, NC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Southern Shores (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Southern Shores (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Southern Shores

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Southern Shores is 1 in 1752
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Southern Shores is 1 in 251
The chance of being a victim of crime in Southern Shores is 1 in 220

Year Over Year Crime In Southern Shores (per 100,000 people)

Southern Shores police department

ItemSouthern ShoresNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1214,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.34.83.3
There are a total of 12 Southern Shores police officers. This results in 4.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.4% less than the North Carolina average and 33.1% 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
Kitty Hawk, NC3,403575,2475,304
Kill Devil Hills, NC6,9482926,1726,464
Nags Head, NC2,8586127,0347,645
Duck, NC52525911,91712,176
Southern Shores, NC2,82757399456

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Taft Heights, CA2,8272731,5211,794
Abbeville, GA2,826146329475
Pinch, WV2,82663332395
Tontitown, AR2,82887483570
Luzerne, PA2,8291648641,028
Southern Shores, NC2,82757399456
Source: The Southern Shores, 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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