Reported Annual Crime In Spencer

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 peopleSpencer/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime115n/a (estimate)3,5342,8722,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpencer/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.442.6
Robbery4n/a122.981.186.2
Assault12n/a368.8265.1246.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)492378381
Burglary29n/a891.2599.9376.0
Theft65n/a1,997.51,724.41,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a153.7169.8228.9
Property crime99n/a (estimate)3,0422,4942,200

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Spencer is 37% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.68 daily crimes that occur in Spencer.
  • Spencer is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Spencer you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Spencer has decreased by 26%.

Compare Spencer, NC Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Spencer (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Spencer (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Spencer

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Spencer is 1 in 204
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Spencer is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Spencer is 1 in 29

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

      Spencer police department

      ItemSpencerNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1314,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.04.83.3
      There are a total of 13 Spencer police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.3% less than the North Carolina average and 21.5% greater than the National average.

      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
      Southmont, NC1,2521571,0381,196
      Granite Quarry, NC2,9661651,0901,256
      Enochville, NC2,8651901,2531,442
      Rockwell, NC1,8911861,2581,445
      Landis, NC3,0821961,2951,492
      East Spencer, NC1,4652041,3451,549
      Tyro, NC3,9182081,3711,578
      Spencer, NC3,2904923,0423,534

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Shackle Island, TN3,290119538657
      Marysville, KS3,2901531,6221,775
      Mount Pleasant, UT3,2891161,4241,541
      Southport, NC3,29195625720
      Orange, OH3,28853415468
      Spencer, NC3,2904923,0423,534
      Source: The Spencer, 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.