Carolina Beach, NC Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
216
Total Crimes
3,355.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
35.49%
Above National Average
99 out of 218
In North Carolina
8,183 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Carolina Beach, NC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Carolina Beach is 3,355.6 per 100,000 people. That's 35.49% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 22.96% higher than the North Carolina total crime rate of 2,729.1 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Carolina Beach SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
4
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
6

How Does Carolina Beach Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Carolina Beach
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 216 3,355.6 2,729.1 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 2 31.1 72.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 23 357.3 262.4 250.2
Violent Crime 29 450.5 371.8 366.7
Burglary 27 419.5 519.1 340.5
Larceny 153 2,376.9 1,666.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 7 108.7 172.2 219.9
Property Crime 187 2,905.1 2,357.3 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Carolina Beach

29.0
Violent Crimes
450.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
22.86%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 222.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Carolina Beach each year. That compares to a 1 in 269.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Carolina Beach is 450.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 22.86% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 21.17% higher than the North Carolina violent crime rate of 371.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Carolina Beach

187.0
Property Crimes
2,905.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
37.69%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 34.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Carolina Beach each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Carolina Beach is 2,905.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 37.69% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 23.24% higher than the North Carolina property crime rate of 2,357.3 per 100,000 people.

Carolina Beach Crime Compared To North Carolina Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in North Carolina.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Carolina Beach

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Wilmington, NC 124,750 4,352 3,488.6 2,880.2 608.4
Leland, NC 21,008 347 1,651.8 1,523.2 128.5
Boiling Spring Lakes, NC 6,238 93 1,490.9 1,330.6 160.3
Southport, NC 3,961 101 2,549.9 2,448.9 101.0
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