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


Crime rates in Oak Island by year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.5)
2
(23.9)
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)
1
(14.6)
3
(42.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(51.1)
3
(35.9)
2
(23.8)
3
(35.8)
2
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(42.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(14.7)
2
(29.2)
1
(14.1)
1
(13.5)
4
(51.1)
9
(107.7)
7
(83.4)
4
(47.8)
3
(35.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
27
(397.5)
16
(233.9)
17
(240.2)
27
(364.8)
20
(255.4)
22
(263.3)
14
(166.7)
24
(286.6)
22
(259.2)
16
(227.6)
23
(325.6)
20
(273.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
119
(1,752.1)
196
(2,865.1)
93
(1,314.3)
151
(2,040.0)
138
(1,762.0)
182
(2,178.3)
161
(1,917.4)
80
(955.2)
120
(1,413.9)
152
(2,162.2)
73
(1,033.4)
113
(1,544.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
232
(3,415.8)
198
(2,894.3)
170
(2,402.5)
201
(2,715.5)
154
(1,966.3)
208
(2,489.5)
245
(2,917.7)
196
(2,340.3)
150
(1,767.4)
164
(2,332.9)
177
(2,505.7)
193
(2,637.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(250.3)
20
(292.4)
16
(226.1)
9
(121.6)
14
(178.8)
13
(155.6)
3
(35.7)
8
(95.5)
8
(94.3)
5
(71.1)
3
(42.5)
5
(68.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(29.4)
1
(14.6)
2
(28.3)
1
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.9)
1
(11.9)
1
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
1
(14.2)
1
(13.7)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.7)389.2436.0313.3338.2374.6426.1331.2268.4258.5295.9279.3273.7

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 8 registered sex offenders living in Oak Island, North Carolina as of February 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Oak Island to the number of sex offenders is 939 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


City-Data.com crime index in Oak Island, NC compared to other U.S. cities:

See how dangerous Oak Island, NC is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Oak Island:

273.7
Caswell Beach:

105.3
Southport:

119.8
Bald Head Island:

923.1
Holden Beach:

812.9
Boiling Spring Lakes:

198.0
Shallotte:

1,015.3
Carolina Beach:

263.9
Ocean Isle Beach:

913.0
Violent crime rate in 2014
Oak Island:

136.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Oak Island:

212.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Oak Island:

113.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2010
Oak Island:

170.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Oak Island:

203.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Oak Island:

148.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Oak Island:

269.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Oak Island:

255.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Oak Island:

189.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Oak Island:

181.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Oak Island:

156.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Oak Island:

220.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2014
Oak Island:

451.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Oak Island:

338.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Oak Island:

559.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2010
Oak Island:

385.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Oak Island:

322.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Oak Island:

534.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Oak Island:

583.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Oak Island:

477.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Oak Island:

562.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Oak Island:

446.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Oak Island:

816.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Oak Island:

598.7
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

City-data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
North Carolina average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.81
North Carolina average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 23 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
North Carolina average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 22 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.97
North Carolina average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
North Carolina average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 31 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.64
North Carolina average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 31 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
North Carolina average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 32 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
North Carolina average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 28 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
North Carolina average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 30 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
North Carolina average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 29 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.65
North Carolina average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 28 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.65
North Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 26 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.35
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 28 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.65
North Carolina average:

2.43


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Oak Island

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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Zip codes: 28465.