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

Crime rate in Kings Mountain, NC

The 2018 crime rate in Kings Mountain, NC is 257 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 77.7% U.S. cities. The 2018 Kings Mountain crime rate rose by 1% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Kings Mountain has seen decreasing violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Kings Mountain, NC is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Kings Mountain:

257.2
Bessemer City:

148.6
Gastonia:

438.4
Cherryville:

227.2
Dallas:

370.0
Clover:

157.2
Shelby:

383.8
Blacksburg:

431.8
McAdenville:

237.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Kings Mountain by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
1
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(27.7)
1
(9.0)
4
(36.4)
1
(9.0)
2
(17.7)
2
(19.2)
4
(38.7)
1
(9.4)
2
(18.8)
1
(9.3)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
18
(166.5)
20
(180.5)
19
(172.7)
8
(71.8)
17
(150.8)
9
(86.3)
9
(87.0)
9
(84.5)
8
(75.2)
8
(74.2)
7
(64.7)
7
(64.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
26
(240.5)
15
(135.4)
31
(281.7)
15
(134.7)
16
(141.9)
15
(143.9)
18
(173.9)
11
(103.3)
22
(206.7)
11
(102.0)
17
(157.1)
30
(277.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
138
(1,276)
114
(1,029)
167
(1,518)
139
(1,248)
96
(851.4)
175
(1,678)
149
(1,440)
73
(685.4)
101
(948.9)
68
(630.5)
95
(877.7)
78
(721.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
407
(3,765)
387
(3,493)
392
(3,563)
348
(3,125)
292
(2,590)
250
(2,398)
274
(2,648)
213
(2,000)
212
(1,992)
224
(2,077)
266
(2,458)
308
(2,850)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
32
(296.0)
19
(171.5)
12
(109.1)
23
(206.5)
6
(53.2)
22
(211.0)
20
(193.3)
7
(65.7)
1
(9.4)
1
(9.3)
1
(9.2)
14
(129.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(27.7)
2
(18.1)
2
(18.2)
1
(9.0)
3
(26.6)
1
(9.6)
5
(48.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(28.2)
1
(9.3)
2
(18.5)
9
(83.3)
City-Data.com crime index383.9350.0394.7284.6255.3300.3333.3205.5225.8178.0255.6257.2

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 69 registered sex offenders living in Kings Mountain, North Carolina as of September 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kings Mountain is 164 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2016
Kings Mountain:

97.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Kings Mountain:

159.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Kings Mountain:

122.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2012
Kings Mountain:

188.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Kings Mountain:

134.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2009
Kings Mountain:

164.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Kings Mountain:

112.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Kings Mountain:

263.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Kings Mountain:

203.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Kings Mountain:

231.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Kings Mountain:

243.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
Kings Mountain:

278.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Kings Mountain:

306.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Kings Mountain:

299.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Kings Mountain:

231.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Kings Mountain:

290.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Kings Mountain:

246.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2012
Kings Mountain:

449.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Kings Mountain:

487.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2009
Kings Mountain:

307.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Kings Mountain:

436.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Kings Mountain:

498.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Kings Mountain:

406.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Kings Mountain:

487.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Kings Mountain:

616.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
Kings Mountain:

680.4
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: 39 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
North Carolina average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 40 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
North Carolina average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 40 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.97
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 41 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
North Carolina average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 38 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 39 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 38 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 36 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
North Carolina average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 36 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 35 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 37 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
North Carolina average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 39 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
North Carolina average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 38 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.30
North Carolina average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 39 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.30
North Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 40 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.40
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 38 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.20
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Kings Mountain, NC
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 28150.