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

 

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Crime rate legend:
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 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Raleigh by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

Murders
(per 100,000)
26
(9.5)
10
(3.6)
19
(6.7)
14
(4.5)
16
(5.0)
20
(6.0)
19
(5.5)
23
(6.3)
34
(8.7)
14
(3.4)
17
(4.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
89
(32.4)
91
(32.4)
106
(37.1)
81
(26.1)
99
(30.8)
88
(26.5)
97
(27.8)
99
(27.0)
95
(24.4)
99
(24.4)
127
(31.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
769
(279.8)
804
(286.3)
697
(244.2)
748
(241.2)
661
(205.4)
762
(229.5)
782
(224.5)
835
(227.4)
1,025
(263.7)
832
(204.9)
680
(166.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,165
(423.9)
1,282
(456.6)
1,144
(400.9)
1,161
(374.3)
1,091
(339.0)
1,181
(355.6)
1,325
(380.4)
1,141
(310.8)
1,091
(280.7)
1,056
(260.1)
900
(220.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4,033
(1,467.6)
3,983
(1,418.5)
3,836
(1,344.2)
3,327
(1,072.7)
2,576
(800.4)
3,040
(915.4)
2,978
(854.9)
2,949
(803.3)
3,095
(796.3)
3,187
(785.0)
2,985
(729.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11,904
(4,331.7)
11,087
(3,948.5)
10,692
(3,746.5)
10,186
(3,284.1)
8,523
(2,648.1)
8,480
(2,553.6)
8,666
(2,487.8)
8,773
(2,389.7)
9,178
(2,361.4)
9,834
(2,422.1)
9,343
(2,284.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,438
(523.3)
1,328
(472.9)
1,339
(469.2)
1,258
(405.6)
1,027
(319.1)
1,008
(303.5)
1,006
(288.8)
1,040
(283.3)
947
(243.7)
796
(196.1)
914
(223.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
71
(25.8)
101
(36.0)
90
(31.5)
75
(24.2)
78
(24.2)
78
(23.5)
71
(20.4)
72
(19.6)
68
(17.5)
66
(16.3)
84
(20.5)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 308.3)538.7512.2484.5421.7356.2368.7364.0343.6346.7311.6291.3
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 1,110 registered sex offenders living in Raleigh, North Carolina as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Raleigh to the number of sex offenders is 381 to 1.


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

291.3
Garner:

284.9
Cary:

90.6
Knightdale:

300.5
Apex:

141.8
Morrisville:

168.5
Rolesville:

193.1
Wake Forest:

171.1
Fuquay-Varina:

377.2
Violent crime rate in 2011
Raleigh:

235.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2009
Raleigh:

267.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Raleigh:

318.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Raleigh:

312.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Raleigh:

345.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Raleigh:

335.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Raleigh:

317.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Raleigh:

347.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Raleigh:

378.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Raleigh:

416.6
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Raleigh:

408.7
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2011
Raleigh:

297.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2009
Raleigh:

311.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Raleigh:

318.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Raleigh:

327.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Raleigh:

343.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Raleigh:

361.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Raleigh:

345.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Raleigh:

445.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Raleigh:

533.7
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Raleigh:

559.6
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Raleigh:

596.6
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Raleigh, NC collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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 rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 858 (743 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
North Carolina average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 846 (746 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
North Carolina average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 883 (770 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
North Carolina average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 858 (704 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
North Carolina average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 803 (689 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
North Carolina average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 848 (725 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
North Carolina average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 810 (691 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
North Carolina average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 809 (681 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
North Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 792 (670 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 762 (648 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
North Carolina average:

2.43


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Raleigh

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

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

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

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