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

Crime rate in Tarboro, NC

The 2017 crime rate in Tarboro, NC is 251 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 74.6% U.S. cities. The 2017 Tarboro crime rate fell by 19% compared to 2016. In the last 5 years Tarboro has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Tarboro, NC is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Tarboro:

251.3
Pinetops:

242.3
Bethel:

41.1
Rocky Mount:

404.5
Sharpsburg:

339.1
Whitakers:

457.1
Scotland Neck:

481.0
Robersonville:

311.7
Enfield:

451.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Tarboro by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(35.5)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(37.2)
8
(73.6)
1
(9.3)
1
(9.2)
5
(47.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.7)
3
(30.2)
4
(34.6)
2
(17.5)
1
(8.9)
1
(8.8)
2
(17.7)
2
(18.0)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(121.0)
8
(73.6)
9
(83.7)
17
(157.2)
17
(162.5)
15
(147.2)
16
(157.6)
14
(141.0)
10
(86.5)
8
(70.0)
11
(97.4)
6
(53.0)
10
(88.6)
14
(126.0)
11
(100.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
39
(363.0)
35
(321.9)
39
(362.5)
32
(296.0)
31
(296.3)
48
(471.2)
49
(482.5)
37
(372.6)
54
(467.1)
41
(358.8)
41
(362.9)
14
(123.6)
33
(292.5)
42
(377.9)
28
(256.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
139
(1,294)
96
(883.0)
95
(883.0)
126
(1,165)
101
(965.3)
108
(1,060)
108
(1,064)
102
(1,027)
125
(1,081)
101
(883.9)
79
(699.3)
78
(688.6)
75
(664.8)
68
(611.9)
73
(668.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
396
(3,686)
372
(3,422)
356
(3,309)
350
(3,237)
300
(2,867)
299
(2,935)
273
(2,688)
262
(2,638)
357
(3,088)
331
(2,897)
380
(3,364)
341
(3,010)
253
(2,243)
297
(2,673)
276
(2,527)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(158.2)
10
(92.0)
5
(46.5)
9
(83.2)
22
(210.3)
14
(137.4)
19
(187.1)
11
(110.8)
11
(95.2)
2
(17.5)
6
(53.1)
2
(17.7)
7
(62.1)
5
(45.0)
10
(91.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.6)
2
(18.6)
2
(18.5)
1
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.8)
2
(17.7)
2
(17.7)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)384.0351.4302.9331.5345.3360.7356.5327.3353.9285.9296.6217.7311.4299.1251.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes 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 50 registered sex offenders living in Tarboro, North Carolina as of September 21, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tarboro is 229 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2016
Tarboro:

288.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Tarboro:

279.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Tarboro:

97.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Tarboro:

239.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Tarboro:

231.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Tarboro:

311.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Tarboro:

287.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Tarboro:

339.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Tarboro:

328.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Tarboro:

277.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Tarboro:

235.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Tarboro:

232.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Tarboro:

271.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Tarboro:

275.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Tarboro:

295.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Tarboro:

383.1
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Tarboro:

273.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Tarboro:

262.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Tarboro:

254.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Tarboro:

290.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Tarboro:

316.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Tarboro:

324.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Tarboro:

384.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Tarboro:

354.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Tarboro:

375.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Tarboro:

379.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Tarboro:

368.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Tarboro:

407.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Tarboro:

349.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Tarboro:

361.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Tarboro:

460.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Tarboro:

332.4
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Tarboro:

326.5
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 34 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
North Carolina average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 33 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 31 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
North Carolina average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 34 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 34 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
North Carolina average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 35 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
North Carolina average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 34 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
North Carolina average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 33 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 35 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
North Carolina average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 33 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
North Carolina average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 34 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
North Carolina average:

2.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 34 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
North Carolina average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 34 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
North Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 32 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 33 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
North Carolina average:

2.43

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

Zip codes: 27886.