Reported Annual Crime In Wilkesboro

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 peopleWilkesboro/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime263n/a (estimate)7,5532,8722,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilkesboro/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.442.6
Robbery4n/a114.981.186.2
Assault4n/a114.9265.1246.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)230378381
Burglary23n/a660.5599.9376.0
Theft221n/a6,346.91,724.41,594.6
Vehicle theft11n/a315.9169.8228.9
Property crime255n/a (estimate)7,3232,4942,200
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wilkesboro is 193% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.69 daily crimes that occur in Wilkesboro.
  • Wilkesboro is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wilkesboro you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wilkesboro has decreased by 3%.

Compare Wilkesboro, NC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Wilkesboro (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Wilkesboro (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wilkesboro

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wilkesboro is 1 in 436
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wilkesboro is 1 in 14
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wilkesboro is 1 in 14

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

Wilkesboro police department

ItemWilkesboroNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2314,511558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.74.83.3
There are a total of 23 Wilkesboro police officers. This results in 6.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.4% greater than the North Carolina average and 106.2% 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
Mulberry, NC1,9401499851,135
Moravian Falls, NC1,9901561,0281,184
Millers Creek, NC1,8011701,1251,295
Hays, NC1,6981711,1281,299
Cricket, NC1,6861861,2271,413
Fairplains, NC2,2481961,2921,488
North Wilkesboro, NC4,2663972,9233,320
Wilkesboro, NC3,5522307,3237,553

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Big Lake, AK3,5524941,8432,337
Colonial Beach, VA3,55294782876
Verona, VA3,5511331,1121,245
South Nyack, NY3,55189367456
West End-Cobb Town, AL3,5503341,8112,145
Wilkesboro, NC3,5522307,3237,553
Source: The Wilkesboro, 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.
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