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

Crime rate in Catawba, NC

The 2014 crime rate in Catawba, NC is 240 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 75.2% U.S. cities. The 2014 Catawba crime rate rose by 32% compared to 2013. In the last 5 years Catawba has seen increasing violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Catawba, NC is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Catawba:

240.3
Claremont:

302.6
Conover:

248.5
Newton:

292.7
Troutman:

197.3
Maiden:

171.3
Statesville:

403.0
Hickory:

365.2
Taylorsville:

288.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Catawba by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(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)
Rapes
(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)
Robberies
(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)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(132.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(122.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(654.7)
1
(164.5)
2
(330.6)
1
(162.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(663.1)
2
(248.1)
2
(244.8)
6
(717.7)
2
(327.3)
6
(986.8)
6
(991.7)
12
(1,948)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(1,459)
14
(1,737)
14
(1,714)
8
(956.9)
7
(1,146)
5
(822.4)
7
(1,157)
11
(1,786)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(132.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(239.2)
2
(327.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
City-Data.com crime index141.986.8110.2107.7225.9134.9181.8240.3

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 15 registered sex offenders living in Catawba, North Carolina as of October 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Catawba is 41 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2014
Catawba:

81.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Catawba:

165.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Catawba:

82.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Catawba:

327.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Catawba:

0.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Catawba:

61.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Catawba:

0.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2006
Catawba:

66.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2004
Catawba:

318.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Catawba:

0.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Property crime rate in 2014
Catawba:

478.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Catawba:

256.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Catawba:

238.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Catawba:

171.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Catawba:

227.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Catawba:

134.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Catawba:

136.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Catawba:

225.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Catawba:

248.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Catawba:

128.1
U.S. Average:

334.1
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 2014, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
North Carolina average:

2.55

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

1.65
North Carolina average:

2.51

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

1.64
North Carolina average:

2.55

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

1.64
North Carolina average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.67
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.72
North Carolina average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
North Carolina average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
North Carolina average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
North Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Catawba, NC
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers

Zip codes: 28609, 28610.