Table 6

NORTH CAROLINA

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by City, 2016

City Population Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised
definition1)
Rape
(legacy
definition2)
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson
Aberdeen 7,549 25 0 3 10 12 289 52 226 11 1
Ahoskie 4,883 43 2 3 8 30 291 81 201 9 0
Albemarle 16,024 107 1 6 24 76 771 201 538 32 4
Angier 5,097 14 0 2 2 10 129 62 59 8 3
Apex 47,324 40 1 2 13 24 601 83 501 17 1
Asheboro 26,230 104 1 11 39 53 1,501 300 1,161 40 10
Asheville 89,546 537 10 48 144 335 4,357 752 3,345 260 7
Atlantic Beach 1,503 14 0 4 1 9 130 42 84 4 0
Ayden 5,078 29 0 0 5 24 195 49 137 9 0
Bailey 564 1 0 0 0 1 21 3 17 1 0
Banner Elk 1,163 2 0 0 0 2 16 3 12 1 0
Beaufort 4,244 10 0 0 0 10 90 19 67 4 1
Beech Mountain 320 1 0 0 1 0 15 3 11 1 0
Belhaven 1,586 3 0 1 0 2 35 12 22 1 0
Belmont 10,593 35 0 2 12 21 513 58 445 10 0
Benson 3,648 20 0 0 13 7 235 71 148 16 0
Bessemer City 5,591 10 0 1 3 6 87 38 47 2 1
Biltmore Forest 1,461 1 0 0 0 1 14 3 11 0 0
Biscoe 1,689 3 0 0 1 2 150 13 136 1 4
Black Mountain 8,368 12 0 1 1 10 124 21 96 7 0
Blowing Rock 1,303 2 0 0 0 2 35 9 26 0 0
Boiling Spring Lakes 5,873 11 0 2 2 7 173 29 138 6 7
Boone 18,374 35 0 13 2 20 393 74 307 12 1
Brevard 7,747 16 0 4 4 8 206 33 168 5 0
Burgaw 4,147 5 0 1 2 2 145 7 132 6 0
Burlington 52,760 392 6 15 71 300 1,833 430 1,309 94 1
Butner 7,781 26 0 0 3 23 166 52 104 10 2
Cape Carteret 2,080 4 0 0 0 4 22 3 19 0 0
Carrboro 21,478 35 0 3 7 25 434 88 334 12 3
Carthage 2,416 3 0 1 0 2 63 9 52 2 0
Cary 164,835 151 1 20 68 62 1,656 234 1,363 59 7
Chapel Hill 60,004 113 2 15 33 63 1,363 280 1,017 66 3
Charlotte-Mecklenburg 896,379 6,560 67 219 2,121 4,153 36,732 6,691 27,280 2,761 220
Cherryville 6,018 20 0 1 2 17 171 61 105 5 0
Claremont 1,368 8 0 2 0 6 28 6 21 1 0
Clayton 19,968 28 1 1 9 17 380 86 285 9 0
Clinton 8,789 52 0 1 16 35 471 123 332 16 3
Clyde 1,247 5 0 0 1 4 38 11 27 0 0
Columbus 994 1 0 0 0 1 28 2 22 4 0
Concord 89,446 124 5 13 45 61 2,205 346 1,759 100 8
Conover 8,261 17 0 3 1 13 271 46 216 9 0
Creedmoor 4,487 7 0 1 0 6 127 53 70 4 0
Davidson 12,469 9 0 1 1 7 137 19 114 4 1
Dobson 1,570 1 0 0 0 1 38 8 29 1 0
Drexel 1,864 0 0 0 0 0 22 8 12 2 0
Duck 386 0 0 0 0 0 35 12 23 0 0
Eden 15,343 81 2 3 27 49 567 126 419 22 4
Edenton 4,822 70 0 2 3 65 157 53 101 3 0
Elizabeth City 17,852 127 2 6 35 84 835 213 602 20 1
Elkin 4,067 24 1 1 4 18 378 40 337 1 0
Elon 10,150 3 0 0 0 3 81 28 53 0 0
Emerald Isle 3,731 9 0 2 3 4 198 85 110 3 1
Erwin 4,730 20 2 1 6 11 193 57 129 7 1
Fairmont 2,703 31 3 1 15 12 123 43 77 3 5
Farmville 4,776 33 1 1 5 26 168 53 112 3 0
Fayetteville 202,200 1,531 33 99 316 1,083 9,201 1,868 6,942 391 60
Fletcher 7,660 7 2 1 0 4 161 71 84 6 1
Forest City 7,246 56 0 2 3 51 514 133 350 31 2
Fuquay-Varina 25,249 28 1 6 7 14 479 84 383 12 2
Garner 28,508 86 0 6 28 52 993 172 782 39 1
Gibsonville 6,843 16 0 0 4 12 85 43 36 6 0
Goldsboro 35,871 389 11 3 84 291 1,999 484 1,416 99 5
Graham 14,712 77 2 2 15 58 475 118 338 19 2
Granite Falls 4,651 5 0 0 5 0 283 11 257 15 0
Hamlet 6,430 51 1 3 13 34 224 103 109 12 4
Haw River 2,420 13 0 1 2 10 83 27 49 7 0
Henderson 15,249 160 3 6 32 119 873 210 638 25 6
Hendersonville 13,954 50 0 9 23 18 844 119 680 45 2
Hickory 40,437 165 6 19 56 84 1,953 362 1,482 109 8
Highlands 939 1 0 0 0 1 66 23 42 1 0
High Point 111,435 721 7 36 220 458 3,983 781 2,992 210 9
Holly Ridge 2,300 1 0 1 0 0 76 26 47 3 0
Holly Springs 32,862 9 0 1 2 6 295 45 245 5 0
Hope Mills 16,268 63 1 3 28 31 789 163 603 23 2
Hudson 3,710 6 0 3 1 2 105 22 80 3 0
Huntersville 53,932 63 0 7 19 37 1,157 148 959 50 3
Jefferson 1,605 0 0 0 0 0 16 2 14 0 0
Kannapolis 46,867 118 1 15 32 70 936 228 636 72 3
Kenansville 872 5 0 0 2 3 10 3 7 0 0
Kernersville 23,943 102 1 7 23 71 1,143 151 956 36 3
Kill Devil Hills 7,132 41 0 7 1 33 344 150 188 6 1
King 7,091 28 1 4 1 22 233 23 208 2 1
Kings Mountain 10,785 20 0 1 8 11 293 68 224 1 1
Kinston 21,268 257 2 8 37 210 1,296 326 938 32 6
Kitty Hawk 3,482 12 0 2 2 8 132 31 98 3 1
Knightdale 14,875 21 0 1 7 13 316 31 273 12 0
Lake Royale 2,670 3 1 1 0 1 47 10 37 0 0
Laurel Park 2,341 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 7 2 0
Laurinburg 15,423 201 3 4 43 151 901 521 358 22 4
Leland 18,842 26 0 1 3 22 427 85 323 19 1
Lenoir 17,822 56 0 0 13 43 843 161 630 52 4
Long View 4,901 47 1 2 6 38 243 88 131 24 3
Louisburg 3,582 11 0 0 4 7 89 24 63 2 0
Lumberton 21,683 393 9 5 132 247 2,998 920 1,917 161 21
Maiden 3,379 4 0 0 1 3 109 23 79 7 0
Manteo 1,401 0 0 0 0 0 60 6 50 4 0
Marion 7,827 35 2 0 6 27 612 179 403 30 1
Marshville 2,684 20 0 2 2 16 95 25 67 3 0
Matthews 31,401 46 0 5 22 19 1,075 110 909 56 4
Maxton 2,454 7 0 1 5 1 143 68 71 4 2
Mayodan 2,469 11 0 1 4 6 182 34 145 3 0
Maysville 1,003 4 0 1 1 2 21 6 15 0 0
Mebane 14,201 47 0 2 5 40 578 46 516 16 3
Mint Hill 26,221 36 5 5 13 13 632 114 491 27 5
Monroe 34,978 227 1 5 68 153 1,964 348 1,534 82 7
Mooresville 36,482 100 0 10 27 63 1,443 178 1,232 33 8
Morehead City 9,477 38 1 2 4 31 382 56 322 4 0
Mount Airy 10,345 46 1 1 10 34 511 94 378 39 4
Mount Holly 14,284 27 1 2 7 17 305 85 199 21 3
Mount Olive 4,752 16 0 0 6 10 213 53 152 8 1
Murphy 1,613 15 1 2 3 9 117 24 85 8 0
Nags Head 2,938 14 0 1 1 12 247 123 119 5 1
New Bern 30,137 124 2 7 41 74 1,046 167 856 23 5
Newland 684 0 0 0 0 0 23 5 17 1 0
Newport 4,841 7 0 1 2 4 85 14 67 4 0
Newton 13,049 34 0 2 5 27 446 103 325 18 2
North Wilkesboro 4,215 22 0 1 3 18 144 3 135 6 1
Oxford 8,794 100 0 2 24 74 536 122 388 26 4
Pilot Mountain 1,462 2 0 0 0 2 57 13 43 1 1
Pinebluff 1,467 1 0 0 1 0 15 11 3 1 0
Pinehurst 15,948 6 2 0 2 2 84 0 82 2 0
Pine Knoll Shores 1,368 1 0 0 1 0 21 2 19 0 0
Pine Level 1,893 1 0 0 1 0 37 9 26 2 0
Pineville 8,626 53 1 5 24 23 1,221 127 1,055 39 6
Pittsboro 4,287 14 0 0 1 13 133 16 113 4 2
Plymouth 3,618 34 0 2 1 31 161 23 130 8 6
Raeford 4,907 13 0 0 5 8 194 25 165 4 1
Randleman 4,160 14 0 0 9 5 394 94 295 5 1
Reidsville 13,991 102 1 3 25 73 766 167 573 26 1
Richlands 1,720 0 0 0 0 0 14 7 7 0 0
Roanoke Rapids 15,273 108 2 9 25 72 1,045 265 747 33 4
Robersonville 1,412 11 0 0 2 9 58 19 37 2 0
Rockingham 9,155 50 2 2 13 33 707 163 528 16 3
Rockwell 2,148 2 0 0 1 1 58 8 43 7 0
Rocky Mount3 55,431 435 4 12 116 303 593 98 12
Rolesville 6,962 6 1 1 1 3 121 15 103 3 0
Rose Hill 1,672 2 0 1 0 1 23 5 17 1 0
Rowland 1,052 16 0 0 7 9 59 22 37 0 0
Rutherfordton 4,173 0 0 0 0 0 139 0 136 3 0
Salisbury 34,121 332 14 9 74 235 1,662 416 1,169 77 15
Selma 6,351 36 0 4 15 17 329 130 185 14 1
Shallotte 4,066 7 0 0 3 4 156 27 122 7 0
Shelby 20,168 123 5 6 30 82 728 203 475 50 6
Siler City 8,498 39 0 1 13 25 350 71 266 13 0
Snow Hill 1,570 3 0 0 2 1 53 8 44 1 0
Southern Pines 13,778 69 3 3 16 47 360 76 272 12 0
Spencer 3,296 19 0 0 3 16 139 46 85 8 1
Stallings 15,569 14 0 0 6 8 207 48 140 19 1
Stanley 3,712 11 0 0 1 10 85 26 57 2 0
Star 874 1 0 0 1 0 16 4 12 0 0
St. Pauls 2,422 6 1 0 3 2 126 29 97 0 0
Surf City 2,256 3 0 1 0 2 170 14 149 7 0
Swansboro 3,250 6 0 0 1 5 81 4 73 4 0
Sylva 2,623 10 0 0 0 10 237 53 168 16 0
Tabor City 3,910 17 1 1 4 11 132 36 89 7 0
Tarboro 11,113 59 1 2 14 42 370 68 297 5 0
Thomasville 27,117 87 1 3 25 58 1,101 221 842 38 7
Trent Woods 4,192 0 0 0 0 0 30 23 7 0 0
Troutman 2,576 6 0 1 1 4 80 14 64 2 1
Troy 3,411 11 2 1 2 6 78 26 49 3 0
Wadesboro 5,541 62 0 2 7 53 331 89 230 12 0
Wake Forest 39,996 54 0 3 11 40 954 77 866 11 2
Wallace 3,979 8 0 1 3 4 168 32 127 9 0
Warrenton 861 2 0 1 0 1 36 3 32 1 0
Warsaw 3,191 19 0 0 2 17 102 25 68 9 0
Washington 9,796 66 1 7 16 42 509 98 403 8 1
Waxhaw 14,367 20 0 1 3 16 145 35 109 1 0
Waynesville 9,801 26 2 4 3 17 450 171 233 46 0
Weaverville3 3,988 4 0 0 1 3 80 5 0
Weldon 1,574 20 0 0 2 18 54 12 36 6 0
Wendell 6,368 16 0 2 2 12 109 28 76 5 0
West Jefferson 1,309 5 0 1 0 4 85 2 80 3 0
Whispering Pines 3,187 0 0 0 0 0 12 2 10 0 0
White Lake 778 3 0 1 0 2 87 17 67 3 0
Wilkesboro 3,527 8 0 0 1 7 267 7 254 6 1
Wilmington 117,852 759 15 44 204 496 4,771 1,277 3,219 275 11
Windsor 3,819 13 0 2 3 8 42 12 24 6 0
Winterville 9,502 16 0 0 4 12 147 46 99 2 0
Woodfin 6,411 8 0 0 4 4 90 39 42 9 0
Wrightsville Beach 2,581 13 0 2 3 8 179 35 136 8 1
Yadkinville 2,918 16 0 2 2 12 116 27 88 1 1
Youngsville 1,228 1 0 0 0 1 40 10 25 5 0
  • 1 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 The FBI determined that the agency's data were underreported. Consequently, those data are not included in this table.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.