Crime Trend in North Carolina

There were 38,995 violent crimes, 632 murders, 247,236 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in North Carolina

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 38,995 371.8 [51]
2018 36,980 356.2 [51]
2017 37,364 363.7 [52]
2016 37,767 371.8 [52]
2015 34,852 347.0 [53]
2014 32,718 329.1 [53]
2013 33,152 336.6 [54]
2012 34,464 353.5 [54]
2011 33,774 349.8 [55]
2010 34,679 362.7 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in North Carolina

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 632 6.0 [51]
2018 574 5.5 [51]
2017 591 5.8 [52]
2016 678 6.7 [52]
2015 517 5.1 [53]
2014 498 5.0 [53]
2013 469 4.8 [54]
2012 479 4.9 [54]
2011 508 5.3 [55]
2010 474 5.0 [55]

The number of robberies in North Carolina

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 7,599 72.5 [51]
2018 7,573 72.9 [51]
2017 9,350 91.0 [52]
2016 9,336 91.9 [52]
2015 8,825 87.9 [53]
2014 8,411 84.6 [53]
2013 9,349 94.9 [54]
2012 9,392 96.3 [54]
2011 9,550 98.9 [55]
2010 9,620 100.6 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in North Carolina

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 27,517 262.4 [51]
2018 26,200 252.4 [51]
2017 24,708 240.5 [52]
2016 24,906 245.2 [52]
2015 22,826 227.3 [53]
2014 21,377 215.1 [53]
2013 21,513 218.4 [54]
2012 22,609 231.9 [54]
2011 21,721 224.9 [55]
2010 22,583 236.2 [55]

The number of property crimes in North Carolina

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 247,236 2357.3 [51]
2018 243,323 2343.8 [51]
2017 261,486 2545.3 [52]
2016 277,765 2734.8 [52]
2015 276,183 2750.1 [53]
2014 285,498 2872.1 [53]
2013 308,049 3128.0 [54]
2012 328,594 3370.8 [54]
2011 340,562 3526.8 [55]
2010 329,202 3443.5 [55]

The number of burglaries in North Carolina

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 54,447 519.1 [51]
2018 57,450 553.4 [51]
2017 64,786 630.6 [52]
2016 72,082 709.7 [52]
2015 74,841 745.2 [53]
2014 79,266 797.4 [53]
2013 90,702 921.0 [54]
2012 99,323 1018.9 [54]
2011 106,144 1099.2 [55]
2010 102,826 1075.6 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in North Carolina

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 174,728 1666.0 [51]
2018 169,376 1631.5 [51]
2017 180,902 1760.9 [52]
2016 190,377 1874.4 [52]
2015 187,907 1871.1 [53]
2014 192,609 1937.6 [53]
2013 202,741 2058.7 [54]
2012 213,151 2186.5 [54]
2011 217,386 2251.2 [55]
2010 208,057 2176.3 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in North Carolina

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 18,061 172.2 [51]
2018 16,497 158.9 [51]
2017 15,798 153.8 [52]
2016 15,306 150.7 [52]
2015 13,435 133.8 [53]
2014 13,623 137.0 [53]
2013 14,606 148.3 [54]
2012 16,120 165.4 [54]
2011 17,032 176.4 [55]
2010 18,319 191.6 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

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