Apex, NC
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Apex has an overall crime rate of 14 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 Apex is 1 in 71. How does Apex fare compared to other communities in North Carolina of all population sizes? Apex's crime rate is lower than approximately 74% of North Carolina communities. It is for these reasons that Apex is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Apex has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Apex is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Apex's violent crime rate is 1 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 Apex is one in 950.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Apex; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Apex Crime Data

 
Crime Index

54

(100 is safest)


Safer than 54% of U.S. Cities

Apex Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

48

591

639

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.05

12.96

14.02

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Apex 1.05
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 950

in Apex

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Apex VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 45,585
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
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)

Crime
Apex 12.96
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 77

in Apex

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Apex Property CRIMES
Population: 45,585
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Apex Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Apex 41
North Carolina 27