North Carolina 

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Crime in North Carolina

North Carolina State has an above average rate of violent crime compared to the rest of the United States. According to data, the violent crime rate in North Carolina State is 21.4 while the average rate for the US as a whole is 22.7. Property crime in North Carolina State is also higher than that of the US at 37.7 compared to 35.4 nationally. This means that North Carolina State has a particularly high rate of both violent and property crime when compared to national averages, which could put its residents at increased risk for victimization from these types of crimes.

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

North Carolina violent crime is 21.4. (The US average is 22.7)
North Carolina property crime is 37.7. (The US average is 35.4)

 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft

Biscoe, NC Crime History

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Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto

Crime in Nearby Cities

City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Biscoe, NC348.010,788.91,675122019
Troy, NC571.32,946.53,519142019
Candor, NC119.22,383.8839162009
Siler City, NC813.43,945.67,724212019
Badin, NC156.9235.31,131232006
Carthage, NC158.52,852.61,903232019

Crime in Similar Size Cities

City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Charlotte, NC739.43,925.8604,931652019
Washington, DC977.14,245.8693,9722772019
Atlanta, GA768.84,654.4430,0662922018
Baltimore, MD1,858.74,311.2644,5543122019
Columbus, OH503.43,308.0772,9743552019
Louisville, KY686.93,891.5677,7103742019

Visualize the relationship between violent and property crime in similar size cities.

Reviews for North Carolina    89 Reviews

Western NC is Not the place to live - 3/4/2020
Western NC (eg Asheville, Hendersonville and surrounding areas) is Not the place to move to. No proper supporting jobs except tourism and elderly care. Horrendous drug... Read More

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Retirement living - 2/10/2018
Lots of scenery, slow moving, minor crime and mostly friendly people. Natives only want your money: was told I needed to spend my money locally and not else ware. If you... Read More

North Carolina is not safe. - 2/8/2017
To Best Places: Due to an archaic discriminatory common law North Carolina is not a good place to move to or to live in. It is known as the 1% contributory negligence... Read More

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