Ayden, NC crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in Ayden is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Ayden is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, Ayden is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Ayden has a crime rate that is higher than 73% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a town's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 5,141, Ayden has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Ayden does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Ayden.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Ayden 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 Ayden; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 302. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Ayden's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Ayden 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 Ayden is one in 36.

Ayden Crime Data

 

Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Ayden Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17

142

159

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.31

27.62

30.93

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
3.31
3.72
National Median: 4
    Ayden
    North Carolina

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 302

in Ayden

1 in 269

in North Carolina

Ayden VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,141
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
27.62
23.57
National Median: 21
    Ayden
    North Carolina

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Ayden

1 in 42

in North Carolina

Ayden Property CRIMES

Population: 5,141
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Ayden Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
46
25
National Median: 28.3
    Ayden
    North Carolina