Carrboro, NC Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
438
Total Crimes
2,005.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-19.03%
Below National Average
56 out of 218
In North Carolina
6,150 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Carrboro, NC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Carrboro is 2,005.4 per 100,000 people. That's -19.03% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -26.52% lower 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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Carrboro SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
8

How Does Carrboro Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Carrboro
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 438 2,005.4 2,729.1 2,476.7
Murder 2 9.2 6.0 5.0
Robbery 12 54.9 72.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 17 77.8 262.4 250.2
Violent Crime 31 141.9 371.8 366.7
Burglary 98 448.7 519.1 340.5
Larceny 280 1,282.0 1,666.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 29 132.8 172.2 219.9
Property Crime 407 1,863.5 2,357.3 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Carrboro

31
Violent Crimes
141.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-61.29%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 704.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Carrboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 269.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Carrboro is 141.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -61.29% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -61.83% lower than the North Carolina violent crime rate of 371.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Carrboro

407
Property Crimes
1,863.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-11.68%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 53.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Carrboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Carrboro is 1,863.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -11.68% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -20.95% lower than the North Carolina property crime rate of 2,357.3 per 100,000 people.

Carrboro 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 Carrboro

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Durham, NC 280,282 12,718 4,537.6 3,807.6 730.0
Cary, NC 172,525 1,674 970.3 904.2 66.1
Chapel Hill, NC 61,457 984 1,601.1 1,506.7 94.4
Apex, NC 56,276 580 1,030.6 936.5 94.2
Morrisville, NC 28,796 391 1,357.8 1,316.2 41.7
Mebane, NC 16,203 736 4,542.4 4,264.6 277.7
Hillsborough, NC 7,321 430 5,873.5 5,354.5 519.1
Pittsboro, NC 4,359 108 2,477.6 1,881.2 596.5
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