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Crime rate in Banner Elk, North Carolina (NC): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Banner Elk, NC compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Banner Elk, NC

The 2019 crime rate in Banner Elk, NC is 203 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 69.4% U.S. cities. The 2019 Banner Elk crime rate rose by 316% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Banner Elk has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Banner Elk, NC is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Banner Elk:

203.5
Sugar Mountain:

208.1
Beech Mountain:

240.7
Newland:

254.4
Blowing Rock:

97.1
Boone:

107.0
Spruce Pine:

89.3
Mountain City:

68.6
Elizabethton:

377.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Banner Elk by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(110.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(223.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(105.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(90.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(96.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(335.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(105.9)
5
(480.3)
2
(194.4)
2
(179.1)
1
(92.8)
2
(172.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(272.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(818.8)
4
(446.9)
12
(1,326)
7
(741.5)
11
(1,057)
4
(388.7)
7
(626.7)
5
(463.8)
3
(258.0)
3
(257.3)
2
(181.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
27
(2,764)
21
(2,346)
12
(1,326)
18
(1,907)
23
(2,209)
38
(3,693)
17
(1,522)
24
(2,226)
12
(1,032)
9
(771.9)
8
(726.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(409.4)
3
(335.2)
1
(110.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(86.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index200.6397.8375.7234.1287.2213.8140.6140.1100.648.9203.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Banner Elk, North Carolina as of December 01, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Banner Elk is 142 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Banner Elk, NC?

Violent crime rate in 2019
Banner Elk:

272.5
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Banner Elk:

86.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Banner Elk:

46.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Banner Elk:

89.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Banner Elk:

97.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Banner Elk:

288.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Banner Elk:

158.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Banner Elk:

221.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2007
Banner Elk:

391.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Banner Elk:

0.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Banner Elk:

317.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Banner Elk:

18.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Banner Elk:

0.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Banner Elk:

0.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Banner Elk:

86.3
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Banner Elk:

90.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Banner Elk:

116.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2014
Banner Elk:

204.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Banner Elk:

201.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Banner Elk:

262.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Banner Elk:

321.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Banner Elk:

243.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Banner Elk:

348.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2007
Banner Elk:

257.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Banner Elk:

363.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Banner Elk:

296.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Banner Elk:

107.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Banner Elk:

56.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Banner Elk:

99.5
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

7.27
North Carolina average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.98
North Carolina average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.00
North Carolina average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.88
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

7.04
North Carolina average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.35
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.06
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.75
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.65
North Carolina average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

9.53
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

9.94
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

9.77
North Carolina average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.94
North Carolina average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

9.86
North Carolina average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.63
North Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

9.86
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.63
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Banner Elk, NC
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 28604.