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


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Crime rates in Winston-Salem by year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
15
(7.8)
11
(5.8)
21
(10.9)
16
(8.2)
20
(10.1)
19
(8.4)
15
(6.5)
11
(4.7)
14
(6.0)
6
(2.6)
15
(6.4)
13
(5.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
116
(60.4)
118
(61.8)
96
(49.7)
118
(60.6)
126
(63.8)
104
(45.9)
110
(47.6)
96
(41.2)
93
(40.0)
74
(31.5)
80
(33.9)
77
(32.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
549
(285.9)
547
(286.5)
537
(277.8)
608
(312.3)
669
(338.5)
723
(319.3)
575
(248.9)
449
(192.8)
444
(190.9)
428
(182.4)
439
(186.2)
428
(179.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
934
(486.4)
903
(473.0)
858
(443.8)
897
(460.7)
839
(424.6)
1,233
(544.5)
1,039
(449.8)
961
(412.6)
1,014
(436.1)
1,048
(446.6)
892
(378.3)
1,178
(494.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,311
(1,724.2)
3,957
(2,072.7)
3,546
(1,834.2)
4,016
(2,062.6)
4,289
(2,170.3)
4,670
(2,062.2)
4,532
(1,962.1)
4,482
(1,924.2)
4,680
(2,012.7)
4,529
(1,929.8)
3,883
(1,646.7)
3,724
(1,564.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8,757
(4,560.3)
8,810
(4,614.7)
7,728
(3,997.3)
7,146
(3,670.1)
8,126
(4,111.9)
9,234
(4,077.5)
8,429
(3,649.3)
8,225
(3,531.1)
8,522
(3,664.9)
8,490
(3,617.6)
8,359
(3,544.8)
8,467
(3,556.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
987
(514.0)
1,171
(613.4)
1,083
(560.2)
956
(491.0)
1,034
(523.2)
1,091
(481.8)
827
(358.0)
642
(275.6)
672
(289.0)
682
(290.6)
611
(259.1)
705
(296.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
115
(59.9)
N/A58
(30.0)
29
(14.9)
10
(5.1)
114
(50.3)
88
(38.1)
105
(45.1)
60
(25.8)
94
(40.1)
72
(30.5)
77
(32.3)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.0)595.7625.0570.9585.6620.6608.8531.7484.4502.9481.0452.6468.6

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 2 registered sex offenders living in Winston-Salem, North Carolina as of June 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Winston-Salem to the number of sex offenders is 117,175 to 1.


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

468.6
Kernersville:

268.6
King:

219.7
Walnut Cove:

196.9
Thomasville:

306.8
Lexington:

295.3
High Point:

307.4
Mocksville:

254.1
Archdale:

157.4
Violent crime rate in 2014
Winston-Salem:

383.4
U.S. Average:

202.6

Violent crime rate in 2013
Winston-Salem:

331.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Winston-Salem:

353.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Winston-Salem:

368.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Winston-Salem:

356.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Winston-Salem:

413.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Winston-Salem:

498.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2006
Winston-Salem:

469.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Winston-Salem:

467.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Winston-Salem:

435.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Winston-Salem:

456.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Winston-Salem:

465.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2014
Winston-Salem:

539.1
U.S. Average:

232.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Winston-Salem:

549.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Winston-Salem:

615.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Winston-Salem:

633.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Winston-Salem:

607.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Winston-Salem:

633.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Winston-Salem:

693.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Winston-Salem:

723.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Winston-Salem:

674.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Winston-Salem:

655.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Winston-Salem:

742.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Winston-Salem:

654.9
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 2014, including police officers: 725 (569 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
North Carolina average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 693 (544 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
North Carolina average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 705 (547 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
North Carolina average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 749 (585 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
North Carolina average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 688 (528 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
North Carolina average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 672 (519 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
North Carolina average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 649 (493 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
North Carolina average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 674 (500 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
North Carolina average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 627 (485 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
North Carolina average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 605 (457 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
North Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 609 (463 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
North Carolina average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 607 (460 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
North Carolina average:

2.43


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Winston-Salem

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Zip codes: 27104, 27109, 27110.