Greenville, NC Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
3,274
Total Crimes
3,475.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
40.34%
Above National Average
106 out of 218
In North Carolina
8,311 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Greenville, NC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Greenville is 3,475.8 per 100,000 people. That's 40.34% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 27.36% 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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Greenville SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Greenville
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,274 3,475.8 2,729.1 2,476.7
Murder 5 5.3 6.0 5.0
Robbery 94 99.8 72.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 321 340.8 262.4 250.2
Violent Crime 437 463.9 371.8 366.7
Burglary 415 440.6 519.1 340.5
Larceny 2,308 2,450.3 1,666.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 114 121.0 172.2 219.9
Property Crime 2,837 3,011.9 2,357.3 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Greenville

437.0
Violent Crimes
463.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
26.52%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 215.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Greenville each year. That compares to a 1 in 269.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Greenville is 463.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 26.52% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 24.78% higher than the North Carolina violent crime rate of 371.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Greenville

2,837.0
Property Crimes
3,011.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
42.75%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 33.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Greenville each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Greenville is 3,011.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 42.75% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 27.77% higher than the North Carolina property crime rate of 2,357.3 per 100,000 people.

Greenville 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 Greenville

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Rocky Mount, NC 53,827 2,051 3,810.4 3,022.6 787.7
Wilson, NC 49,344 1,765 3,576.9 3,131.1 445.8
Goldsboro, NC 34,085 2,252 6,607.0 5,823.7 783.3
New Bern, NC 30,187 1,124 3,723.5 3,309.4 414.1
Kinston, NC 20,341 1,531 7,526.7 6,415.6 1,111.1
Winterville, NC 9,922 95 957.5 866.8 90.7
Washington, NC 9,497 428 4,506.7 3,759.1 747.6
Williamston, NC 5,217 414 7,935.6 6,670.5 1,265.1
Ayden, NC 5,162 165 3,196.4 2,886.5 310.0
Farmville, NC 4,679 210 4,488.1 3,911.1 577.0
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