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

Crime rate in Boone, NC

The 2018 crime rate in Boone, NC is 143 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.9 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 53.0% U.S. cities. The 2018 Boone crime rate fell by 22% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Boone has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Boone, NC is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Boone:

142.8
Blowing Rock:

97.1
Banner Elk:

48.9
Beech Mountain:

380.1
Sugar Mountain:

245.5
West Jefferson:

344.8
Newland:

162.3
Jefferson:

58.4
Mountain City:

116.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Boone by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(29.6)
5
(37.2)
2
(15.1)
4
(28.8)
4
(28.6)
7
(49.3)
7
(40.4)
3
(17.3)
5
(27.8)
10
(54.1)
9
(48.9)
13
(70.8)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(14.8)
4
(29.7)
4
(30.1)
7
(50.4)
6
(42.9)
6
(42.2)
4
(23.1)
5
(28.8)
8
(44.4)
5
(27.0)
1
(5.4)
2
(10.9)
6
(31.4)
5
(25.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(81.4)
19
(141.2)
15
(112.9)
13
(93.6)
22
(157.2)
11
(77.4)
22
(126.9)
26
(149.8)
27
(150.0)
18
(97.3)
21
(114.2)
20
(108.8)
18
(94.1)
13
(66.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
87
(644.1)
58
(431.1)
69
(519.5)
60
(432.1)
93
(664.5)
82
(577.1)
66
(380.6)
98
(564.5)
61
(338.9)
54
(292.0)
69
(375.1)
74
(402.7)
52
(271.7)
53
(271.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
327
(2,421)
330
(2,453)
375
(2,823)
355
(2,557)
441
(3,151)
349
(2,456)
322
(1,857)
293
(1,688)
232
(1,289)
278
(1,503)
255
(1,386)
307
(1,671)
318
(1,662)
230
(1,178)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(111.1)
17
(126.3)
14
(105.4)
10
(72.0)
19
(135.8)
9
(63.3)
17
(98.0)
10
(57.6)
9
(50.0)
17
(91.9)
13
(70.7)
12
(65.3)
12
(62.7)
6
(30.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.1)
1
(7.0)
3
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(21.6)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.1)
City-Data.com crime index210.0205.3201.4209.6250.6211.3173.4164.1144.8158.7161.8181.9183.5142.8

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 18 registered sex offenders living in Boone, North Carolina as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Boone is 1,034 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Boone, NC?

Violent crime rate in 2016
Boone:

130.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Boone:

119.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Boone:

116.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Boone:

125.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Boone:

106.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Boone:

115.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Boone:

109.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Boone:

128.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Boone:

115.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Boone:

86.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Boone:

122.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Boone:

92.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Boone:

16.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Boone:

19.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Boone:

13.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Boone:

117.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Boone:

146.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Boone:

173.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Boone:

154.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Boone:

147.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Boone:

139.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Boone:

205.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Boone:

183.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Boone:

247.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Boone:

310.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Boone:

225.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Boone:

260.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Boone:

227.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Boone:

266.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Boone:

41.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Boone:

52.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Boone:

48.8
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: 48 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
North Carolina average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 47 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
North Carolina average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 47 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 45 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
North Carolina average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 45 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 43 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 44 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 41 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
North Carolina average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 43 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 44 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 43 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
North Carolina average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 43 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
North Carolina average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 42 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
North Carolina average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 43 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
North Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 43 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 43 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
North Carolina average:

2.43

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

Zip codes: 28607.