Table 8

NORTH CAROLINA
Offenses Known to Law Enforcement
by State by City, 2008
City Population Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible
rape
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson1
Aberdeen 5,662 35 0 1 19 15 294 49 226 19 5
Albemarle 15,423 121 1 7 39 74 1,114 287 761 66 14
Angier 4,414 38 1 0 6 31 196 71 110 15 3
Archdale 9,291 27 0 1 11 15 362 110 231 21 5
Asheboro 24,458 79 2 14 30 33 1,592 372 1,142 78 1
Asheville 74,215 535 2 33 251 249 4,268 907 2,951 410 62
Atlantic Beach 1,811 26 0 1 4 21 207 70 124 13 0
Ayden 5,020 19 0 0 7 12 285 73 202 10 1
Bailey 681 5 0 3 2 0 54 9 43 2 0
Bald Head Island 305 0 0 0 0 0 38 17 20 1 0
Beaufort 4,245 20 0 3 3 14 170 59 102 9 1
Beech Mountain 330 0 0 0 0 0 30 6 22 2 0
Belmont 9,263 53 1 3 10 39 527 75 417 35 2
Benson 3,471 33 0 3 8 22 203 46 145 12 1
Bethel 1,739 6 0 0 1 5 83 12 68 3 0
Beulaville 1,121 11 0 0 1 10 55 17 38 0 0
Biscoe 1,680 4 0 1 3 0 166 18 144 4 0
Black Mountain 7,892 8 0 0 4 4 156 57 94 5 1
Bladenboro 1,667 17 0 0 3 14 117 33 83 1 0
Boiling Springs 3,796 1 0 1 0 0 48 17 30 1 2
Boone 13,885 25 1 4 7 13 425 60 355 10 1
Brevard 6,674 25 0 2 6 17 289 75 209 5 0
Broadway 1,151 3 0 0 1 2 16 0 16 0 0
Burgaw 4,160 13 0 0 3 10 151 23 120 8 1
Burlington 50,058 378 3 15 117 243 3,300 924 2,231 145 11
Butner 6,636 39 0 1 5 33 328 107 206 15 4
Candor 834 3 0 0 2 1 15 4 8 3 0
Canton 3,882 25 0 0 1 24 247 53 179 15 2
Cape Carteret 1,433 2 0 0 0 2 35 4 30 1 0
Carolina Beach 5,989 17 0 4 2 11 280 59 210 11 1
Carrboro 17,958 72 1 4 36 31 759 256 448 55 2
Carthage 2,027 6 0 0 0 6 69 22 41 6 1
Cary 125,277 107 3 12 47 45 2,342 503 1,761 78 13
Catawba 806 0 0 0 0 0 16 2 14 0 0
Chadbourn 2,063 31 0 0 12 19 273 62 201 10 2
Chapel Hill 52,034 152 2 9 74 67 1,882 531 1,261 90 3
Charlotte-Mecklenburg 758,769 7,070 83 272 2,984 3,731 46,934 11,933 29,735 5,266 336
Cherryville 5,554 15 0 0 2 13 275 87 179 9 0
China Grove 3,722 11 0 0 2 9 88 23 63 2 0
Claremont 1,143 7 1 1 3 2 59 15 38 6 0
Clayton 16,013 34 0 5 8 21 426 107 301 18 2
Cleveland 833 2 0 0 2 0 57 17 40 0 0
Clinton 8,876 98 0 4 40 54 543 125 385 33 6
Coats 2,115 8 0 0 2 6 41 12 28 1 0
Columbus 977 7 0 0 2 5 61 6 55 0 0
Concord 65,725 183 9 19 82 73 3,105 527 2,340 238 16
Cornelius 24,983 76 1 6 11 58 417 138 257 22 4
Cramerton 3,109 7 0 0 3 4 100 33 62 5 1
Creedmoor 3,606 12 0 3 2 7 107 28 69 10 2
Dobson 1,454 2 0 0 1 1 62 16 46 0 0
Dunn 10,004 96 1 6 33 56 933 174 698 61 1
Durham 221,785 1,815 24 75 886 830 11,958 3,490 7,584 884 30
East Spencer 1,777 13 0 1 3 9 59 32 21 6 2
Eden 15,393 72 2 1 20 49 869 215 606 48
Edenton 4,992 33 0 2 10 21 215 43 168 4 2
Elizabeth City 19,813 155 0 6 55 94 909 216 665 28 1
Elkin 4,079 9 0 1 2 6 163 28 130 5 1
Elon 6,986 14 0 2 2 10 120 32 88 0 0
Emerald Isle 3,672 6 0 0 2 4 215 92 119 4 0
Enfield 2,331 56 1 3 8 44 139 84 51 4 2
Erwin 4,807 21 0 0 5 16 156 61 80 15 0
Farmville 4,630 27 0 0 4 23 244 86 151 7 1
Fayetteville 171,457 1,621 23 72 653 873 13,499 3,920 8,684 895 45
Fletcher 4,725 6 0 0 3 3 135 22 106 7 1
Forest City 7,086 41 1 3 10 27 692 130 532 30 11
Franklin 3,953 15 0 0 3 12 158 35 114 9 1
Franklinton 1,972 7 0 2 3 2 63 10 48 5 0
Fuquay-Varina 16,674 52 0 2 12 38 598 108 463 27 3
Garner 26,378 106 3 11 62 30 1,344 195 1,079 70 5
Gastonia 71,486 646 7 21 237 381 5,326 1,210 3,678 438 53
Gibsonville 4,732 16 0 3 0 13 160 47 108 5 1
Goldsboro 37,445 330 5 4 117 204 2,869 746 1,929 194 2
Graham 14,543 84 0 6 20 58 730 204 488 38 1
Granite Falls 4,570 15 1 5 2 7 277 51 220 6 0
Greensboro 249,561 2,157 24 109 998 1,026 15,809 4,942 9,759 1,108 108
Greenville 77,960 632 6 13 243 370 5,105 1,538 3,304 263 12
Grifton 2,234 5 0 0 2 3 68 14 50 4 0
Hamlet 5,749 29 0 1 15 13 408 143 254 11 7
Henderson 15,841 204 3 2 87 112 1,836 555 1,203 78 7
Hendersonville 12,027 74 2 5 12 55 888 131 715 42 8
Hertford 2,149 16 1 1 5 9 82 47 33 2 1
Hickory 41,414 331 3 22 116 190 3,180 615 2,361 204
Highlands 950 1 0 0 0 1 53 19 34 0 0
High Point 102,298 718 11 30 310 367 6,108 1,953 3,755 400 33
Holden Beach 858 2 0 2 0 0 57 31 26 0 0
Holly Ridge 830 9 0 0 0 9 44 9 30 5 0
Hope Mills 13,004 101 0 3 34 64 1,115 291 775 49 1
Hudson 3,023 9 0 2 2 5 115 19 89 7 0
Huntersville 45,273 71 1 4 20 46 1,122 224 833 65 10
Indian Beach 93 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 7 2 0
Jacksonville 75,770 286 5 29 89 163 2,545 505 1,921 119 5
Jefferson 1,361 1 0 0 1 0 16 3 10 3 0
Kannapolis 42,065 167 4 10 50 103 1,167 391 643 133 4
Kenansville 904 3 1 0 2 0 31 5 25 1 0
Kernersville 22,782 128 1 8 30 89 1,310 212 1,043 55 8
Kill Devil Hills2 6,670 0 3 3 592 168 406 18 2
King 6,863 13 0 0 1 12 267 52 204 11 3
Kings Mountain 11,136 24 0 1 8 15 510 139 348 23 1
Kinston 22,168 262 6 12 69 175 1,766 484 1,213 69 6
Kitty Hawk 3,344 3 0 1 1 1 152 38 110 4 0
Knightdale 7,571 29 0 7 12 10 349 74 262 13 3
La Grange 2,745 23 0 1 4 18 156 29 125 2 1
Lake Lure 1,005 1 0 0 0 1 40 16 23 1 0
Lake Royale 0 3 0 1 0 2 75 23 50 2 0
Landis 3,111 0 0 0 0 0 82 14 64 4 1
Laurel Park 2,151 3 0 1 1 1 13 1 11 1 0
Laurinburg 15,442 132 2 7 46 77 1,034 387 588 59 9
Leland 4,992 16 0 0 7 9 282 86 188 8 0
Lenoir 17,843 64 4 1 21 38 971 198 708 65 6
Lexington 20,375 118 1 4 35 78 959 309 598 52 4
Liberty 2,726 5 0 0 2 3 35 6 28 1 1
Lincolnton 10,779 60 0 0 9 51 881 258 592 31 2
Long View 4,940 47 1 2 13 31 315 129 161 25 1
Louisburg 3,764 19 2 1 6 10 188 57 121 10 1
Lumberton 21,849 446 4 9 176 257 2,951 775 1,950 226 12
Madison 2,256 50 0 1 1 48 125 32 92 1 0
Magnolia 989 3 0 0 0 3 38 4 32 2 0
Maiden 3,461 11 0 1 6 4 128 13 105 10 0
Manteo 1,330 3 0 1 1 1 74 16 49 9 0
Marion 5,112 33 1 0 9 23 455 160 269 26 5
Mars Hill 1,770 0 0 0 0 0 39 10 29 0 1
Marshville 3,198 17 0 1 4 12 78 30 43 5 0
Matthews 27,140 61 0 3 33 25 1,157 209 900 48 7
Mayodan 2,600 12 0 1 1 10 205 23 182 0 0
Maysville 963 0 0 0 0 0 15 2 12 1 0
Mebane 10,534 49 0 2 14 33 330 70 248 12 0
Middlesex 857 0 0 0 0 0 41 13 26 2 0
Mint Hill 20,096 52 0 5 14 33 399 241 118 40 7
Mocksville 4,634 16 1 3 5 7 263 36 214 13 1
Monroe 32,216 199 2 7 66 124 2,139 505 1,481 153 10
Morehead City 9,683 66 0 7 10 49 723 113 600 10 3
Morganton 17,069 60 0 3 14 43 668 209 428 31 0
Morrisville 14,976 15 0 2 9 4 350 54 287 9 1
Mount Airy 8,729 62 0 1 16 45 629 123 471 35 2
Mount Holly 9,982 55 1 6 10 38 347 79 229 39 3
Mount Olive 4,380 40 2 0 6 32 376 95 262 19 3
Murfreesboro 2,333 2 0 0 0 2 150 40 109 1 0
Murphy 1,565 10 0 0 0 10 120 24 94 2 1
Nags Head 3,064 10 0 1 2 7 321 133 179 9 1
Newland 649 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 19 0 0
Newport 4,318 7 0 2 1 4 68 11 56 1 0
Newton 13,359 31 0 1 12 18 763 211 507 45 1
North Topsail Beach 976 0 0 0 0 0 16 7 9 0 0
North Wilkesboro 4,139 18 0 3 9 6 251 64 177 10 0
Norwood 2,131 5 0 0 1 4 120 51 63 6 0
Oak Island 8,397 23 0 2 7 14 409 161 245 3 1
Old Fort 961 3 0 0 3 0 31 11 18 2 0
Oxford 8,628 110 0 6 33 71 628 303 301 24 1
Pilot Mountain 1,269 3 0 0 2 1 156 38 111 7 1
Pinebluff 1,419 1 0 0 0 1 28 14 14 0 0
Pinehurst 12,422 5 0 3 0 2 112 2 104 6 1
Pine Knoll Shores 1,553 1 0 1 0 0 33 10 23 0 0
Pine Level 1,551 1 0 1 0 0 61 7 54 0 0
Pinetops 1,252 9 0 0 5 4 81 20 57 4 0
Pineville 6,642 63 1 1 23 38 1,078 99 914 65 11
Pittsboro 2,582 12 0 1 3 8 80 17 57 6 0
Plymouth 3,826 66 0 0 14 52 257 107 144 6 0
Raeford 3,466 36 2 1 11 22 314 116 183 15 0
Raleigh 388,661 2,245 34 95 1,025 1,091 13,220 3,095 9,178 947 68
Ramseur 1,715 3 0 0 1 2 93 24 66 3 0
Randleman 3,678 25 0 4 9 12 320 69 242 9 0
Red Springs 3,502 34 0 3 13 18 318 143 150 25 4
Reidsville 15,027 100 2 6 28 64 1,171 367 763 41 3
Richlands 913 5 0 0 1 4 39 6 31 2 0
Roanoke Rapids 16,347 84 0 6 40 38 1,016 249 711 56 5
Robbins 1,218 1 0 0 0 1 45 12 32 1 0
Robersonville 1,548 27 0 2 8 17 121 37 79 5 0
Rockingham 8,802 61 2 5 15 39 915 184 699 32 1
Rockwell 1,998 3 0 1 1 1 67 14 51 2 1
Rolesville 2,519 5 0 1 1 3 73 15 58 0 0
Rowland 1,148 4 1 0 3 0 67 34 29 4 0
Roxboro 8,681 83 1 3 16 63 617 189 404 24 5
Rutherfordton 4,019 1 0 0 1 0 154 27 124 3 0
Salisbury 28,747 327 4 15 145 163 2,345 583 1,592 170 8
Scotland Neck 2,163 34 0 3 10 21 186 66 116 4 0
Selma 6,921 76 1 9 27 39 501 276 199 26 4
Shallotte 1,759 14 0 1 5 8 251 116 124 11 2
Sharpsburg 2,400 14 0 2 5 7 73 37 30 6 1
Siler City 8,725 35 0 3 13 19 386 73 291 22 2
Smithfield 12,759 141 0 5 57 79 963 213 679 71 3
Southern Pines 12,604 155 1 4 43 107 710 209 467 34 5
Southern Shores 2,670 1 0 0 0 1 59 23 33 3 0
Southport 3,108 9 0 0 5 4 152 43 103 6 1
Sparta 1,778 3 0 0 0 3 27 8 16 3 0
Spencer 3,370 40 0 0 3 37 207 106 100 1 5
Stallings 8,960 22 0 1 5 16 301 67 226 8 0
Stanley 3,299 11 0 2 1 8 137 69 58 10 2
Star 797 2 0 0 0 2 22 5 17 0 0
St. Pauls 2,035 12 0 0 9 3 111 39 63 9 2
Sunset Beach 2,348 1 0 0 0 1 81 48 31 2 0
Surf City 1,986 9 0 1 0 8 182 87 94 1 0
Swansboro 1,915 10 0 0 4 6 94 16 69 9 1
Sylva 2,427 20 0 5 3 12 236 37 196 3 0
Tabor City 2,636 23 0 0 6 17 255 21 220 14 1
Tarboro 10,187 64 1 0 15 48 421 108 299 14 0
Taylorsville 1,828 9 1 0 2 6 211 39 167 5 0
Thomasville 26,528 155 1 3 41 110 1,642 392 1,176 74 5
Trent Woods 3,962 2 0 1 0 1 62 12 49 1 0
Troutman 1,819 6 0 0 4 2 129 53 69 7 0
Troy 3,373 26 0 1 5 20 185 30 147 8 1
Tryon 1,714 2 0 0 0 2 68 23 43 2 0
Valdese 4,523 6 1 0 2 3 102 40 61 1 0
Vass 780 3 0 0 0 3 53 12 40 1 0
Wadesboro 5,061 63 0 8 23 32 516 162 341 13 2
Wake Forest 27,532 52 0 3 17 32 650 120 511 19 0
Wallace 3,611 9 0 1 4 4 151 43 97 11 1
Warsaw 3,164 28 2 2 10 14 152 23 125 4 0
Washington 10,097 133 0 6 38 89 772 208 536 28 5
Waxhaw 3,665 13 1 0 5 7 192 39 148 5 0
Waynesville 9,921 37 0 8 8 21 347 117 215 15 1
Weldon 1,279 14 0 1 10 3 150 3 145 2 1
Wendell 5,260 12 0 2 3 7 184 60 119 5 0
West Jefferson 1,120 2 0 0 0 2 75 19 50 6 0
Whispering Pines 2,139 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 11 0 0
Whitakers 767 5 0 0 1 4 41 23 17 1 0
White Lake 565 2 0 0 0 2 82 15 62 5 0
Whiteville 5,226 75 0 4 27 44 765 146 583 36 2
Wilkesboro 3,168 19 0 3 2 14 357 62 283 12 0
Williamston 5,362 61 0 1 22 38 453 151 288 14 4
Wilmington 100,944 778 12 49 319 398 5,447 1,465 3,454 528 15
Wilson's Mills 1,587 7 0 1 0 6 63 29 28 6 0
Windsor 2,110 6 0 0 2 4 57 22 33 2 0
Winston-Salem 226,460 2,079 19 104 723 1,233 14,995 4,670 9,234 1,091 114
Winterville 4,803 35 0 0 3 32 271 95 163 13 2
Woodland 757 10 0 0 3 7 67 37 27 3 1
Wrightsville Beach 2,680 7 0 2 0 5 175 44 125 6 0
Yadkinville 2,862 10 0 2 1 7 164 35 124 5 1
Youngsville 748 8 0 0 2 6 77 12 64 1 0
Zebulon 4,566 33 0 1 7 25 446 34 404 8 5

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