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Reported Annual Crime In Sunset Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSunset Beach/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)702 (estimate)3,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSunset Beach/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)84 (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)618 (estimate)2,7382,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sunset Beach is 75% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.92 daily crimes that occur in Sunset Beach.
  • Sunset Beach is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sunset Beach you have a 1 in 143 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sunset Beach has increased by 19%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sunset Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sunset Beach is 1 in 1191
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sunset Beach is 1 in 162
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sunset Beach is 1 in 143

Year Over Year Crime In Sunset Beach (per 100,000 people)

Sunset Beach police department

ItemSunset BeachNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1414,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.84.83.3
There are a total of 14 Sunset Beach police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.7% less than the North Carolina average and 16.5% 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
Atlantic Beach, SC239000
Briarcliffe Acres, SC407000
Holden Beach, NC1,13552384436
Ocean Isle Beach, NC7021501,1061,256
Carolina Shores, NC3,7141621,1901,351
Calabash, NC1,7631681,2361,404
Little River, SC9,2393532,2832,636
Sunset Beach, NC3,76284618702

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Taylor Creek, FL3,7642971,8582,155
Bethel, WA3,7641631,8872,050
Riverwoods, IL3,75982714797
Carter Lake, IA3,7656333,0343,667
Brooktrails, CA3,7592941,6851,978
Sunset Beach, NC3,76284618702
Source: The Sunset Beach, 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.