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Crime rate in Beaufort, 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 Beaufort, NC compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Beaufort, NC

The 2018 crime rate in Beaufort, NC is 258 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 77.9% U.S. cities. The 2018 Beaufort crime rate rose by 39% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Beaufort has seen decline of violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Beaufort, NC is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Beaufort:

258.0
Atlantic Beach:

696.6
Morehead City:

279.8
Pine Knoll Shores:

91.7
Newport:

131.5
Indian Beach:

421.1
Havelock:

171.6
Emerald Isle:

413.3
Cape Carteret:

85.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Beaufort by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(24.6)
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)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(24.6)
1
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(70.7)
3
(70.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.4)
2
(48.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(98.5)
1
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(70.7)
3
(70.8)
3
(68.7)
3
(73.3)
4
(96.7)
3
(73.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(70.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.4)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
19
(467.9)
28
(666.5)
12
(277.4)
14
(329.8)
7
(165.3)
17
(389.2)
17
(415.6)
18
(435.3)
13
(316.5)
6
(142.3)
10
(236.4)
10
(235.6)
3
(71.0)
9
(215.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
37
(911.1)
38
(904.5)
74
(1,711)
59
(1,390)
44
(1,039)
40
(915.8)
42
(1,027)
48
(1,161)
59
(1,437)
27
(640.6)
15
(354.6)
19
(447.7)
30
(710.4)
46
(1,101)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
125
(3,078)
112
(2,666)
131
(3,028)
102
(2,403)
147
(3,470)
156
(3,571)
108
(2,641)
104
(2,515)
104
(2,532)
115
(2,728)
94
(2,222)
67
(1,579)
109
(2,581)
84
(2,011)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(98.5)
8
(190.4)
11
(254.3)
9
(212.0)
5
(118.0)
5
(114.5)
5
(122.2)
7
(169.3)
6
(146.1)
3
(71.2)
5
(118.2)
4
(94.3)
2
(47.4)
5
(119.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(73.9)
1
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
1
(23.6)
1
(23.7)
1
(23.9)
City-Data.com crime index386.9344.7316.7354.1331.9314.6312.0350.2298.8226.1191.7149.2185.2258.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. 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 17 registered sex offenders living in Beaufort, North Carolina as of October 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Beaufort is 251 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2016
Beaufort:

117.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Beaufort:

153.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Beaufort:

118.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Beaufort:

194.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Beaufort:

314.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Beaufort:

268.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Beaufort:

228.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Beaufort:

188.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Beaufort:

270.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Beaufort:

138.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Beaufort:

369.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Beaufort:

357.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Beaufort:

133.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Beaufort:

97.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Beaufort:

102.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Beaufort:

338.7
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Beaufort:

278.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Beaufort:

182.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Beaufort:

199.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Beaufort:

275.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Beaufort:

435.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Beaufort:

383.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Beaufort:

355.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Beaufort:

378.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Beaufort:

399.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Beaufort:

429.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Beaufort:

531.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Beaufort:

342.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Beaufort:

350.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Beaufort:

164.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Beaufort:

257.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Beaufort:

194.9
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 2018, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.83
North Carolina average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.79
North Carolina average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.53
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.31
North Carolina average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.56
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.65
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.11
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 19 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.40
North Carolina average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.89
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.01
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.00
North Carolina average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.70
North Carolina average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.24
North Carolina average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.98
North Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.98
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.71
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Beaufort, NC
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 28516.