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Reported Annual Crime In Southport

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouthport/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)780 (estimate)3,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouthport/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.75.3
Rapen/an/an/a28.140.4
Robberyn/an/an/a92.0102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a245.5248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)93 (estimate)372386
Burglaryn/an/an/a710.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a150.8236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)687 (estimate)2,7382,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Southport is 73% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.14 daily crimes that occur in Southport.
  • Southport is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Southport you have a 1 in 129 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Southport has decreased by 26%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Southport

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Southport is 1 in 1073
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Southport is 1 in 146
The chance of being a victim of crime in Southport is 1 in 129

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

Southport police department

ItemSouthportNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1214,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.14.83.3
There are a total of 12 Southport police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.2% less than the North Carolina average and 26% 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
Kure Beach, NC2,33558429488
Sea Breeze, NC1,88690659749
St. James, NC4,43897711808
Carolina Beach, NC6,0481218901,011
Bald Head Island, NC2841501,1061,256
Caswell Beach, NC4161501,1061,256
Oak Island, NC7,3591601,1761,335
Southport, NC3,29193687780

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shackle Island, TN3,290121544664
Spencer, NC3,2905764,2174,794
Marysville, KS3,2902402,2532,493
Valley Springs, CA3,2932651,5221,787
Mount Pleasant, UT3,28901,2101,210
Southport, NC3,29193687780
Source: The Southport, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.