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.
The Surf City crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Surf City as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Surf City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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The overall crime rate in Surf City is 131% higher than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 17.43 daily crimes that occur in Surf City.
Surf City is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
In Surf City you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Surf City has decreased by 10%.
The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Surf City is 1 in 391
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Surf City is 1 in 17
The chance of being a victim of crime in Surf City is 1 in 16
Year Over Year Crime In Surf City (per 100,000 people)
Surf City police department
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents
There are a total of 18 Surf City police officers. This results in 9.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 96% greater than the North Carolina average and 187.9% greater than the National average.
Sex offenders in North Carolina
North Carolina /100K
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.
Source: The Surf City, 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.