Morehead City, NC Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
427
Total Crimes
4,545.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
77.00%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Morehead City, NC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Morehead City is 4,545.9 per 100,000 people. That's 77.00% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 58.30% higher than the North Carolina total crime rate of 2,871.7 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.

Morehead City SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9.5

How Does Morehead City Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Morehead City
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 427 4,545.9 2,871.7 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 6 63.9 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 25 266.2 265.1 246.8
Violent Crime 31 330.0 377.6 368.9
Burglary 60 638.8 599.9 376.0
Larceny 330 3,513.3 1,724.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 6 63.9 169.8 228.9
Property Crime 396 4,215.9 2,494.1 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Morehead City

31
Violent Crimes
330.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-10.54%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 303.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Morehead City each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Morehead City is 330.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -10.54% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -12.60% lower than the North Carolina violent crime rate of 377.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Morehead City

396
Property Crimes
4,215.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
91.68%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 23.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Morehead City each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Morehead City is 4,215.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 91.68% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 69.03% higher than the North Carolina property crime rate of 2,494.1 per 100,000 people.

Morehead City Crime Compared To North Carolina Average

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