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

Crime rate in Clayton, NC

The 2018 crime rate in Clayton, NC is 114 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.4 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 43.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Clayton crime rate rose by 0% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Clayton has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Clayton, NC is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Clayton:

114.1
Wilson's Mills:

190.8
Garner:

274.9
Knightdale:

102.4
Wendell:

105.9
Smithfield:

279.8
Selma:

431.1
Four Oaks:

284.9
Zebulon:

304.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Clayton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(16.2)
5
(37.9)
3
(20.2)
5
(31.2)
1
(5.9)
3
(17.2)
2
(12.3)
4
(24.0)
3
(17.3)
2
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(113.1)
16
(121.2)
18
(121.3)
8
(50.0)
16
(94.4)
8
(45.8)
10
(61.3)
5
(30.1)
5
(28.9)
6
(33.2)
13
(68.3)
9
(45.1)
9
(42.8)
5
(22.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(113.1)
18
(136.4)
32
(215.6)
21
(131.1)
23
(135.7)
14
(80.1)
8
(49.0)
16
(96.2)
20
(115.5)
25
(138.2)
15
(78.8)
17
(85.1)
14
(66.6)
22
(98.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
136
(1,099)
106
(803.0)
123
(828.7)
107
(668.2)
101
(595.8)
114
(652.5)
112
(686.3)
104
(625.2)
103
(594.9)
109
(602.6)
95
(499.4)
86
(430.7)
71
(337.9)
58
(260.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
270
(2,182)
330
(2,500)
265
(1,785)
301
(1,880)
257
(1,516)
275
(1,574)
274
(1,679)
280
(1,683)
299
(1,727)
287
(1,587)
300
(1,577)
285
(1,427)
277
(1,318)
352
(1,581)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(226.3)
17
(128.8)
16
(107.8)
18
(112.4)
13
(76.7)
11
(63.0)
14
(85.8)
8
(48.1)
11
(63.5)
10
(55.3)
7
(36.8)
9
(45.1)
19
(90.4)
7
(31.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(40.4)
2
(15.2)
2
(13.5)
2
(12.5)
8
(47.2)
4
(22.9)
5
(30.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(22.5)
City-Data.com crime index251.8275.6247.2197.2168.7157.2160.0162.4161.4178.6137.2135.4113.6114.1

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 56 registered sex offenders living in Clayton, North Carolina as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clayton is 348 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2016
Clayton:

80.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Clayton:

73.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Clayton:

118.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Clayton:

89.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Clayton:

87.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Clayton:

67.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Clayton:

80.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Clayton:

120.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Clayton:

121.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Clayton:

202.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Clayton:

181.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Clayton:

129.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Clayton:

175.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
Clayton:

325.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Clayton:

135.9
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Clayton:

147.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Clayton:

164.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Clayton:

184.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Clayton:

208.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Clayton:

214.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Clayton:

216.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Clayton:

234.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Clayton:

218.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Clayton:

206.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Clayton:

244.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Clayton:

271.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Clayton:

304.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Clayton:

362.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Clayton:

324.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
Clayton:

624.1
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: 47 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
North Carolina average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 46 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
North Carolina average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 46 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 46 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
North Carolina average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 45 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 46 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 46 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 46 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
North Carolina average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 45 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 45 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 46 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
North Carolina average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 42 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
North Carolina average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 43 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.59
North Carolina average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 43 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.31
North Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 42 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.02
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 42 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.16
North Carolina average:

2.43

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

Zip codes: 27520, 27610.