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Crime rate in Kinston, North Carolina (NC): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


Crime rates in Kinston by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(21.3)
4
(17.1)
2
(8.6)
5
(21.5)
1
(4.4)
6
(27.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.1)
11
(50.1)
1
(4.6)
3
(13.9)
5
(23.1)
2
(9.4)
6
(28.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(51.1)
9
(38.6)
8
(34.3)
9
(38.6)
12
(53.2)
12
(54.1)
11
(49.5)
10
(45.7)
6
(27.3)
13
(59.5)
7
(32.4)
6
(27.7)
8
(37.6)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
64
(272.6)
46
(197.1)
60
(257.5)
44
(188.8)
63
(279.2)
69
(311.3)
60
(270.2)
50
(228.3)
67
(305.2)
54
(247.3)
66
(305.3)
55
(254.2)
37
(174.0)
40
(192.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
179
(762.3)
197
(843.9)
218
(935.7)
179
(768.0)
214
(948.2)
175
(789.4)
193
(869.3)
161
(735.2)
182
(829.1)
212
(970.9)
197
(911.2)
325
(1,502.2)
210
(987.4)
220
(1,058.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
487
(2,074.0)
589
(2,523.1)
526
(2,257.7)
396
(1,699.1)
359
(1,590.7)
484
(2,183.3)
486
(2,188.9)
379
(1,730.6)
491
(2,236.7)
378
(1,731.1)
351
(1,623.6)
326
(1,506.8)
326
(1,532.8)
293
(1,409.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,676
(7,137.7)
1,600
(6,854.0)
1,689
(7,249.5)
1,397
(5,993.9)
995
(4,408.9)
1,213
(5,471.9)
999
(4,499.4)
807
(3,684.9)
914
(4,163.6)
945
(4,327.7)
1,089
(5,037.2)
1,056
(4,881.0)
938
(4,410.4)
892
(4,290.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
70
(298.1)
107
(458.4)
100
(429.2)
94
(403.3)
54
(239.3)
69
(311.3)
75
(337.8)
45
(205.5)
32
(145.8)
38
(174.0)
64
(296.0)
43
(198.8)
32
(150.5)
34
(163.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(34.1)
12
(51.4)
10
(42.9)
14
(60.1)
15
(66.5)
6
(27.1)
6
(27.0)
12
(54.8)
9
(41.0)
6
(27.5)
11
(50.9)
7
(32.4)
6
(28.2)
3
(14.4)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.4)749.3780.5791.4675.0631.6745.3654.8555.3714.2633.4666.3761.7594.3641.2

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. 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 105 registered sex offenders living in Kinston, North Carolina as of April 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Kinston to the number of sex offenders is 208 to 1.


City-Data.com crime index in Kinston, NC compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous Kinston, NC is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Kinston:

594.3
Grifton:

396.3
La Grange:

465.9
Snow Hill:

203.8
Walnut Creek:

20.8
Ayden:

313.7
Winterville:

353.7
Farmville:

375.4
Goldsboro:

574.9
Violent crime rate in 2016
Kinston:

637.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Kinston:

952.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Kinston:

668.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Kinston:

677.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Kinston:

694.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Kinston:

545.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Kinston:

619.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Kinston:

658.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Kinston:

675.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Kinston:

559.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Kinston:

648.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Kinston:

593.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Kinston:

593.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Kinston:

606.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Kinston:

805.6
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Kinston:

520.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Kinston:

549.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2014
Kinston:

575.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Kinston:

621.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Kinston:

588.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Kinston:

677.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Kinston:

561.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Kinston:

713.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Kinston:

756.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Kinston:

574.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Kinston:

700.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Kinston:

878.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Kinston:

916.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Kinston:

792.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Kinston:

886.5
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Kinston:

700.2
U.S. Average:

337.2

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
City-data.com crime index
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 71 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
North Carolina average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 68 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
North Carolina average:

4.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 85 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.61
North Carolina average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 71 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
North Carolina average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 74 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
North Carolina average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 78 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.16
North Carolina average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 85 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.42
North Carolina average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 93 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.84
North Carolina average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 93 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.78
North Carolina average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 80 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.20
North Carolina average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 84 (74 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.28
North Carolina average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 86 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.21
North Carolina average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 84 (73 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
North Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 79 (74 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.12
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 77 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
North Carolina average:

2.43


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Kinston
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 28501.