Aberdeen, NC
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Aberdeen, NC crime analytics

With a crime rate of 46 per one thousand residents, Aberdeen has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 22. Within North Carolina, more than 86% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Aberdeen.

Importantly, when you compare Aberdeen to other communities of similar population, then Aberdeen crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Aberdeen 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.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Aberdeen 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 Aberdeen.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Aberdeen's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Aberdeen is one in 612.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Aberdeen is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Aberdeen, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 23, which is a rate of 44 per one thousand population.

Aberdeen Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Aberdeen Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Aberdeen 1.63
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 612

in Aberdeen

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Population: 7,343
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 3 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.14 0.41 1.09
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Aberdeen 44.26
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Aberdeen

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Aberdeen Property CRIMES
Population: 7,343
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 38 272 15
Rate per 1,000 5.17 37.04 2.04
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Aberdeen Crimes Per Square Mile

Aberdeen 39
North Carolina 27

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