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

Crime rate in Carolina Beach, NC

The 2018 crime rate in Carolina Beach, NC is 169 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.6 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 60.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Carolina Beach crime rate fell by 36% compared to 2015. In the last 5 years Carolina Beach has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Carolina Beach, NC is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Carolina Beach:

168.6
Boiling Spring Lakes:

198.0
Southport:

119.8
Wilmington:

327.2
Caswell Beach:

105.3
Bald Head Island:

923.1
Wrightsville Beach:

351.1
Leland:

109.1
Oak Island:

229.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Carolina Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(75.8)
2
(36.4)
3
(52.9)
4
(66.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(83.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.1)
1
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(170.5)
4
(72.8)
11
(193.8)
2
(33.4)
4
(67.2)
4
(67.0)
8
(138.5)
5
(85.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
4
(65.3)
3
(47.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(303.1)
7
(127.4)
7
(123.3)
11
(183.7)
18
(302.3)
11
(184.3)
10
(173.1)
18
(306.8)
10
(168.4)
13
(214.8)
18
(293.9)
15
(236.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
95
(1,800)
103
(1,874)
86
(1,515)
59
(985.1)
70
(1,175)
51
(854.6)
60
(1,038)
89
(1,517)
67
(1,129)
47
(776.5)
68
(1,110)
23
(362.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
224
(4,244)
314
(5,713)
217
(3,824)
210
(3,506)
289
(4,853)
245
(4,105)
209
(3,617)
197
(3,358)
181
(3,049)
199
(3,288)
145
(2,368)
112
(1,763)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(435.8)
11
(200.1)
26
(458.1)
11
(183.7)
15
(251.9)
13
(217.8)
8
(138.5)
22
(375.0)
8
(134.7)
12
(198.2)
10
(163.3)
9
(141.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(56.8)
9
(163.8)
3
(52.9)
1
(16.7)
1
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(47.2)
City-Data.com crime index503.0452.1420.8324.1377.2432.5304.6384.7258.9282.7263.9168.6

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 9 registered sex offenders living in Carolina Beach, North Carolina as of October 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Carolina Beach is 686 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2015
Carolina Beach:

179.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Carolina Beach:

148.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Carolina Beach:

101.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Carolina Beach:

230.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Carolina Beach:

155.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Carolina Beach:

276.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Carolina Beach:

184.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Carolina Beach:

175.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Carolina Beach:

211.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Carolina Beach:

136.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Carolina Beach:

312.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Carolina Beach:

184.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Carolina Beach:

59.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Carolina Beach:

150.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Carolina Beach:

181.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2015
Carolina Beach:

365.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Carolina Beach:

349.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Carolina Beach:

398.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Carolina Beach:

527.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Carolina Beach:

409.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Carolina Beach:

408.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Carolina Beach:

515.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Carolina Beach:

399.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Carolina Beach:

563.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Carolina Beach:

690.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Carolina Beach:

637.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Carolina Beach:

448.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Carolina Beach:

554.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Carolina Beach:

516.7
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: 33 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.88
North Carolina average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 30 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.45
North Carolina average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 31 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.66
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 30 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.57
North Carolina average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 29 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.63
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 28 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.55
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 28 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.43
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 30 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.85
North Carolina average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 30 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.69
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 30 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.70
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 29 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.34
North Carolina average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 31 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.93
North Carolina average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 30 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.74
North Carolina average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 28 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.32
North Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 25 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.68
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 25 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.68
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Carolina Beach, NC
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 28428.