Banner Elk, NC
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Banner Elk, NC crime analytics


Banner Elk is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (64%) and also has a lower crime rate than 83% of the communities in North Carolina, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Banner Elk is one in 88 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Banner Elk has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Banner Elk 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 Banner Elk 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 Banner Elk.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Banner Elk has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Banner Elk's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Banner Elk; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Banner Elk Crime Data

 
Crime Index

64

(100 is safest)


Safer than 64% of U.S. Cities

Banner Elk Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

13

13

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

11.42

11.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Banner Elk 0.00
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Banner Elk

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Banner Elk VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 1,138
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
Banner Elk 11.42
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 88

in Banner Elk

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Banner Elk Property CRIMES
Population: 1,138
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

Banner Elk Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Banner Elk 7
North Carolina 27