Hayesville has an overall crime rate of 26 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hayesville is 1 in 39. How does Hayesville fare compared to other communities in North Carolina of all population sizes? Hayesville's crime rate is lower than approximately 68% of North Carolina communities.
However, when you compare Hayesville to other communities of similar population, then Hayesville crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Hayesville does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.
The crime data that NeighborhoodScout used for this analysis are the seven offenses from the uniform crime reports, collected by the FBI from 17,000 local law enforcement agencies, and include both violent and property crimes, combined.
Now let us turn to take a look at how Hayesville does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Hayesville.
From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Hayesville occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Hayesville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 311. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.
NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hayesville's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Hayesville a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Hayesville is one in 44.