Spencer, NC Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
84
Total Crimes
2,594.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
4.74%
Above National Average
78 out of 218
In North Carolina
7,235 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Spencer, NC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Spencer is 2,594.2 per 100,000 people. That's 4.74% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -4.94% 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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Spencer SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
6
Education
5
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Spencer
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 84 2,594.2 2,729.1 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 5 154.4 72.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 5 154.4 262.4 250.2
Violent Crime 11 339.7 371.8 366.7
Burglary 17 525.0 519.1 340.5
Larceny 48 1,482.4 1,666.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 8 247.1 172.2 219.9
Property Crime 73 2,254.5 2,357.3 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Spencer

11.0
Violent Crimes
339.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-7.36%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 294.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Spencer each year. That compares to a 1 in 269.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Spencer is 339.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -7.36% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -8.63% lower than the North Carolina violent crime rate of 371.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Spencer

73.0
Property Crimes
2,254.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
6.85%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 44.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Spencer each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Spencer is 2,254.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 6.85% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -4.36% lower than the North Carolina property crime rate of 2,357.3 per 100,000 people.

Spencer 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 Spencer

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Huntersville, NC 58,512 1,027 1,755.2 1,620.2 135.0
Salisbury, NC 33,877 1,662 4,906.0 4,171.0 735.0
Matthews, NC 33,372 1,170 3,505.9 3,332.1 173.8
Lexington, NC 18,917 933 4,932.1 4,292.4 639.6
Stallings, NC 16,173 219 1,354.1 1,230.4 123.7
Davidson, NC 13,193 129 977.8 917.2 60.6
King, NC 6,878 231 3,358.5 3,227.7 130.9
China Grove, NC 4,209 85 2,019.5 1,900.7 118.8
Rockwell, NC 2,151 37 1,720.1 1,394.7 325.4
East Spencer, NC 1,550 32 2,064.5 1,612.9 451.6
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