Table 8

NORTH CAROLINA
Offenses Known to Law Enforcement
by State by City, 2005

City Population Violent crime Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle theft Arson1
Aberdeen 4,645 34 1 1 13 19 285 34 238 13 1
Albemarle 15,646 111 1 8 29 73 880 210 609 61 8
Andrews 1,724 3 0 0 0 3 80 34 46 0 2
Angier 4,106 32 0 1 5 26 182 62 111 9 0
Apex 27,966 46 1 2 7 36 517 93 399 25 1
Archdale 9,426 26 0 2 10 14 412 111 280 21 2
Asheboro 23,601 49 0 4 22 23 1,471 309 1,072 90 1
Asheville 71,571 434 2 16 229 187 5,266 991 3,642 633 40
Atlantic Beach 1,835 19 0 1 2 16 163 29 126 8 0
Aulander 912 1 0 0 1 0 54 35 18 1 0
Ayden 4,666 30 6 1 6 17 213 63 143 7 0
Bailey 685 3 0 0 2 1 36 4 28 4 1
Bald Head Islands 250 0 0 0 0 0 13 3 9 1 0
Banner Elk 946 4 0 2 0 2 26 8 15 3 0
Beaufort 4,061 25 1 1 4 19 166 37 125 4 3
Beech Mountain 310 0 0 0 0 0 24 8 16 0 2
Belhaven 1,963 14 0 0 1 13 59 21 38 0 0
Belmont 8,932 56 1 5 19 31 384 100 245 39 3
Bethel 1,713 16 0 1 1 14 31 6 24 1 0
Beulaville 1,111 2 0 0 0 2 61 9 50 2 0
Biltmore Forest 1,503 0 0 0 0 0 18 5 11 2 0
Biscoe 1,746 3 0 0 2 1 216 22 185 9 0
Black Mountain 7,724 6 1 2 0 3 168 64 95 9 1
Bladenboro 1,751 41 0 1 2 38 139 43 94 2 0
Boiling Spring Lakes 3,931 3 0 0 0 3 68 30 34 4 0
Boiling Springs 3,915 4 0 1 1 2 48 8 33 7 0
Boone 13,507 18 1 4 2 11 429 87 327 15 0
Brevard 6,761 17 0 1 2 14 239 65 165 9 3
Bryson City 1,405 34 0 2 0 32 93 0 88 5 1
Burgaw 3,800 11 0 2 0 9 128 29 90 9 0
Burlington 47,421 420 4 13 91 312 3,207 719 2,352 136 9
Burnsville 1,663 0 0 0 0 0 44 9 33 2 0
Butner 6,248 39 0 2 6 31 287 58 221 8 2
Cameron 158 1 0 0 1 0 13 8 4 1 0
Candor 843 2 0 0 1 1 44 10 28 6 0
Canton 4,076 13 0 1 3 9 222 53 155 14 0
Cape Carteret 1,429 1 0 0 0 1 36 2 33 1 0
Carolina Beach 5,278 29 0 4 9 16 342 95 224 23 3
Carrboro 16,702 94 0 5 39 50 851 207 605 39 4
Carthage 1,944 13 0 1 3 9 46 13 30 3 0
Cary 102,949 133 0 13 50 70 1,963 432 1,428 103 14
Chadbourn 2,142 33 1 2 6 24 203 79 113 11 3
Chapel Hill 50,189 219 2 13 59 145 2,080 425 1,571 84 3
Charlotte-Mecklenburg 677,122 7,933 85 323 3,649 3,876 46,589 12,783 26,708 7,098 317
Cherryville 5,520 18 0 0 4 14 202 57 138 7 0
China Grove 3,755 14 0 1 4 9 130 26 99 5 1
Chocowinity 743 1 0 1 0 0 18 4 13 1 0
Claremont 1,106 3 0 0 0 3 88 22 62 4 0
Clayton 12,375 30 0 2 14 14 434 136 270 28 5
Cleveland 833 1 0 0 1 0 100 5 92 3 0
Clinton 8,840 70 2 6 15 47 614 164 409 41 3
Coats 2,012 9 0 2 2 5 52 18 32 2 0
Concord 60,957 221 5 15 74 127 2,995 505 2,245 245 3
Cornelius 18,172 33 0 2 6 25 326 63 237 26 0
Creedmoor 3,090 13 0 3 1 9 101 16 83 2 3
Davidson 8,482 5 0 0 1 4 81 29 35 17 0
Dobson 1,481 1 0 0 1 0 48 27 20 1 0
Drexel 1,940 2 0 1 1 0 28 6 22 0 0
Dunn 9,953 108 3 10 51 44 817 206 564 47 5
Durham 205,080 1,477 35 89 627 726 12,037 3,157 7,944 936 43
East Spencer 1,788 40 0 3 5 32 121 51 57 13 2
Eden 16,016 75 2 5 19 49 1,040 308 702 30 7
Elizabeth City 18,107 145 2 5 39 99 1,109 280 754 75 15
Elkin 4,163 20 0 2 3 15 198 36 152 10 1
Elon 7,195 7 0 0 0 7 94 25 67 2 0
Emerald Isle 3,709 2 0 0 0 2 190 91 93 6 0
Enfield 2,346 16 1 1 2 12 117 47 65 5 3
Erwin 4,827 7 0 2 0 5 191 60 119 12 0
Fairmont 2,641 62 0 2 14 46 258 93 143 22 1
Faison 782 2 0 0 1 1 24 0 23 1 0
Farmville 4,664 35 1 1 7 26 214 64 142 8 1
Fayetteville 127,323 1,152 14 47 429 662 10,551 2,531 7,234 786 46
Fletcher 4,459 9 1 0 3 5 199 32 153 14 2
Forest City 7,436 45 1 4 17 23 648 133 478 37 7
Franklin 3,615 8 0 1 0 7 158 63 82 13 1
Franklinton 1,916 2 0 0 1 1 111 19 92 0 1
Fremont 1,466 5 1 1 2 1 99 33 61 5 0
Fuquay-Varina 11,295 47 0 7 14 26 523 141 353 29 5
Garland 841 1 0 0 0 1 36 14 20 2 0
Garner 22,134 76 2 1 35 38 1,266 226 978 62 4
Garysburg 1,233 0 0 0 0 0 57 27 23 7 0
Gastonia 69,428 670 5 36 257 372 6,190 1,268 4,389 533 52
Gibsonville 4,601 6 0 0 2 4 73 18 52 3 0
Goldsboro 39,419 325 7 3 109 206 2,694 594 1,956 144 3
Graham 13,718 95 1 4 19 71 716 190 484 42 2
Granite Quarry 2,261 6 0 2 1 3 59 17 33 9 0
Greensboro 235,393 1,941 30 85 787 1,039 14,360 3,954 9,198 1,208 163
Greenville 69,829 509 6 12 177 314 4,321 1,505 2,617 199 8
Grifton 2,083 4 0 0 3 1 69 13 53 3 0
Hamlet 5,931 47 2 4 10 31 337 92 229 16 2
Havelock 22,741 51 0 4 14 33 520 112 388 20 2
Henderson 16,513 130 2 3 67 58 1,511 324 1,126 61 11
Hendersonville 11,419 106 1 10 29 66 1,093 145 890 58 2
Hertford 2,110 17 2 1 10 4 112 36 70 6 0
Hickory 40,779 368 2 28 112 226 3,435 773 2,381 281 15
High Point 94,401 616 8 27 217 364 5,957 1,970 3,509 478 36
Hillsborough 5,390 40 0 0 6 34 239 72 156 11 1
Holly Ridge 804 2 0 0 0 2 95 13 78 4 1
Holly Springs 13,968 17 0 4 1 12 180 49 124 7 2
Hope Mills 12,737 52 0 0 27 25 801 222 544 35 3
Hudson 3,115 2 0 0 0 2 123 32 85 6 0
Huntersville 34,903 72 1 4 20 47 1,204 258 871 75 8
Indian Beach 98 0 0 0 0 0 8 3 5 0 0
Jacksonville 73,538 105 0 21 23 61 799 128 635 36 4
Jefferson 1,448 1 0 0 0 1 8 0 8 0 0
Jonesville 2,295 11 0 2 2 7 156 46 103 7 0
Kenansville 893 3 0 0 2 1 50 7 43 0 0
Kenly 1,827 9 0 1 2 6 171 77 83 11 1
Kernersville 20,827 122 1 9 19 93 1,072 193 825 54 5
Kill Devil Hills 6,532 41 0 4 5 32 509 150 346 13 0
King 6,360 26 0 2 2 22 268 47 212 9 1
Kings Mountain 10,811 47 0 3 18 26 577 138 407 32 3
Kinston 23,298 288 2 8 60 218 2,315 526 1,689 100 10
Kitty Hawk 3,368 7 0 1 1 5 159 68 86 5 2
La Grange 2,866 29 1 0 8 20 135 38 93 4 1
Lake Lure 1,038 1 0 0 0 1 49 22 26 1 0
Lake Royale   0 0 0 0 0 37 21 16 0 0
Landis 3,098 0 0 0 0 0 160 43 110 7 2
Laurel Park 2,102 2 0 0 1 1 16 5 10 1 1
Laurinburg 16,055 111 1 9 46 55 1,033 401 579 53 10
Leland 4,363 19 1 2 4 12 383 139 242 2 1
Lenoir 18,241 47 0 0 14 33 685 172 454 59 1
Lexington 20,812 148 0 12 32 104 1,236 321 821 94 4
Liberty 2,727 7 0 0 1 6 75 24 51 0 1
Lillington 3,198 15 0 0 2 13 124 24 95 5 1
Lincolnton 10,364 36 0 0 16 20 713 118 555 40 6
Longview 4,874 24 0 2 11 11 321 126 159 36 3
Louisburg 3,335 12 1 1 5 5 211 48 155 8 2
Lumberton 21,668 281 8 9 128 136 3,013 1,008 1,779 226 8
Madison 2,284 13 0 0 4 9 139 52 87 0 0
Maggie Valley 716 6 0 3 0 3 79 11 62 6 0
Maiden 3,281 9 0 0 1 8 117 24 88 5 0
Manteo 1,284 2 0 0 1 1 69 15 51 3 0
Mars Hill 1,764 2 0 0 0 2 58 14 43 1 0
Marshville 2,735 18 0 0 6 12 116 39 67 10 1
Matthews 24,294 61 0 5 28 28 1,084 174 815 95 8
Mayodan 2,421 9 0 0 1 8 88 23 60 5 0
Maysville 1,018 5 0 0 0 5 36 12 22 2 0
Middlesex 865 6 0 3 1 2 26 2 23 1 0
Mint Hill 17,771 74 1 2 22 49 407 181 192 34  
Mocksville 4,431 20 0 4 1 15 321 50 258 13 2
Monroe 28,895 218 5 13 54 146 2,005 401 1,482 122 6
Mooresville 20,457 39 0 3 10 26 515 59 424 32 1
Morehead City 8,626 73 0 6 11 56 645 96 529 20 2
Morganton 17,462 64 1 5 13 45 724 161 526 37 0
Morrisville 11,788 12 0 2 4 6 284 54 211 19 4
Mount Airy 8,560 84 0 6 8 70 655 163 463 29 5
Mount Holly 9,799 44 0 2 9 33 284 93 164 27 2
Mount Olive 4,548 68 3 1 9 55 401 67 315 19 0
Murfreesboro 2,321 20 0 0 6 14 172 53 119 0 0
Murphy 1,581 12 1 3 0 8 129 20 105 4 0
Nags Head 3,118 12 0 4 1 7 367 104 260 3 0
Nashville 4,528 19 0 1 6 12 84 31 46 7 0
New Bern 23,757 154 2 13 45 94 1,495 341 1,113 41 3
Newland 711 1 0 0 0 1 22 1 20 1 0
Newport 3,859 9 0 0 1 8 64 24 37 3 0
Newton 13,095 42 1 7 12 22 813 231 539 43 2
North Topsail Beach 858 4 0 0 0 4 71 35 35 1 0
North Wilkesboro 4,183 21 0 1 3 17 270 54 206 10 7
Norwood 2,210 7 0 0 1 6 97 17 74 6 0
Oak Island 7,402 28 0 0 1 27 361 151 201 9 1
Ocean Isle Beach 491 1 0 0 0 1 167 24 140 3 0
Old Fort 991 2 0 0 0 2 44 9 32 3 0
Oxford 8,647 95 1 2 34 58 677 229 413 35 2
Pembroke 2,741 23 2 0 7 14 279 172 94 13 0
Pilot Mountain 1,295 4 1 1 0 2 107 6 99 2 0
Pinebluff 1,197 6 0 0 0 6 20 6 13 1 0
Pinehurst 11,181 7 0 0 3 4 123 4 118 1 1
Pinetops 1,357 14 1 1 0 12 49 11 36 2 0
Pineville 3,704 86 1 3 39 43 992 83 820 89 1
Pittsboro 2,482 7 0 0 4 3 71 6 62 3 0
Plymouth 4,052 75 1 0 2 72 242 88 144 10 1
Raeford 3,591 22 0 3 10 9 244 75 157 12 0
Raleigh 332,084 2,051 20 88 762 1,181 12,528 3,040 8,480 1,008 78
Ramseur 1,625 8 0 1 1 6 119 32 87 0 1
Randleman 3,673 9 1 0 0 8 333 55 267 11 2
Red Springs 3,514 26 2 3 9 12 296 158 106 32 4
Reidsville 15,026 74 1 3 22 48 1,155 362 746 47 8
Richlands 882 1 0 1 0 0 28 9 18 1 1
River Bend 2,866 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 2 0 0
Roanoke Rapids 16,670 116 0 5 40 71 1,129 292 781 56 7
Robbins 1,228 1 0 0 0 1 38 5 27 6 0
Robersonville 1,675 23 1 0 8 14 127 29 94 4 0
Rockingham 9,478 62 0 2 10 50 906 208 664 34 8
Rockwell 2,009 6 0 0 1 5 56 8 48 0 0
Rocky Mount 57,288 497 8 22 197 270 4,876 1,380 3,264 232 19
Rowland 1,158 19 0 1 14 4 121 75 38 8 0
Roxboro 8,906 80 0 4 21 55 496 165 308 23 1
Salisbury 26,960 251 5 12 83 151 2,025 406 1,500 119 8
Sanford 23,859 147 6 9 62 70 1,763 397 1,254 112 11
Scotland Neck 2,291 23 0 0 3 20 269 97 168 4 2
Selma 6,610 52 0 3 23 26 456 187 242 27 1
Sharpsburg 2,491 15 0 1 3 11 118 72 44 2 0
Shelby 21,629 198 5 10 69 114 1,650 465 1,086 99 16
Siler City 8,212 30 2 1 11 16 297 43 236 18 0
Smithfield 11,897 128 2 10 40 76 907 186 675 46 1
Southern Pines 11,748 86 0 5 24 57 642 181 427 34 0
Southern Shores 2,638 3 0 0 1 2 63 24 37 2 0
Southport 2,655 11 0 0 2 9 177 60 112 5 2
Sparta 1,824 1 0 0 0 1 43 17 24 2 0
Spencer 3,400 18 0 5 8 5 187 72 110 5 0
Spring Hope 1,291 3 0 0 2 1 58 20 38 0 0
Stanley 3,136 13 0 1 5 7 123 44 75 4 0
Star 824 1 0 0 0 1 29 7 20 2 0
Statesville 24,896 264 4 8 72 180 2,027 616 1,318 93 7
St. Pauls 2,284 5 1 0 1 3 122 27 81 14 0
Sunset Beach 2,130 3 0 0 1 2 59 19 40 0 0
Surf City 1,668 15 0 0 3 12 140 55 84 1 0
Swansboro 1,420 5 0 1 1 3 62 15 46 1 0
Sylva 2,452 25 0 1 1 23 253 65 179 9 1
Tabor City 2,666 25 0 3 6 16 172 69 95 8 1
Tarboro 10,759 49 0 1 9 39 456 95 356 5 2
Thomasville 26,180 191 0 5 56 130 1,310 318 921 71 3
Topsail Beach 532 0 0 0 0 0 16 3 13 0 1
Trent Woods 4,125 1 1 0 0 0 34 7 27 0 0
Troutman 1,705 9 0 0 1 8 95 30 62 3 0
Troy 3,519 13 1 2 2 8 160 33 123 4 0
Tryon 1,775 5 0 0 3 2 50 25 23 2 0
Valdese 4,625 9 0 0 0 9 100 30 60 10 1
Vass 776 0 0 0 0 0 30 5 22 3 0
Wadesboro 5,417 62 0 3 17 42 502 180 291 31 6
Wake Forest 17,679 27 0 0 8 19 505 112 381 12 4
Wallace 3,580 19 2 0 6 11 196 103 74 19 1
Walnut Creek 865 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0
Warsaw 3,136 17 1 2 7 7 315 26 268 21 1
Washington 9,926 45 1 5 17 22 449 145 281 23 3
Waxhaw 3,097 8 0 2 0 6 111 34 73 4 0
Waynesville 9,572 28 1 4 5 18 282 103 158 21 1
Weaverville 2,496 2 0 1 1 0 92 11 81 0 0
Weldon 1,344 9 0 0 3 6 123 23 92 8 1
Wendell 4,461 12 0 0 1 11 118 45 65 8 0
West Jefferson 1,088 4 1 0 0 3 33 5 27 1 0
Whitakers 790 3 0 1 1 1 31 12 17 2 0
White Lake 545 9 0 0 0 9 85 33 49 3 0
Whiteville 5,236 77 1 2 23 51 839 144 660 35 1
Wilkesboro 3,254 19 0 1 7 11 391 73 309 9 0
Williamston 5,772 65 1 3 8 53 506 138 349 19 0
Wilmington 94,843 794 8 57 292 437 6,558 1,855 4,000 703 16
Wilson 47,280 233 4 8 55 166 1,927 561 1,271 95 8
Windsor 2,288 7 0 1 4 2 134 33 92 9 1
Wingate 2,773 25 0 0 3 22 68 18 46 4 0
Winston-Salem 194,708 1,639 16 118 608 897 12,118 4,016 7,146 956 29
Winterville 4,747 14 0 1 2 11 179 22 148 9 2
Winton 933 2 0 0 0 2 31 5 26 0 0
Woodland 814 13 1 1 0 11 30 14 15 1 0
Wrightsville Beach 2,581 8 0 1 1 6 258 110 140 8 0
Yadkinville 2,891 20 0 0 4 16 138 19 116 3 0
Yanceyville 2,162 14 0 1 1 12 104 37 58 9 0
Youngsville 718 2 0 1 1 0 25 7 17 1 0
Zebulon 4,204 46 0 1 14 31 243 32 203 8 1

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