Black Mountain, NC
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Black Mountain, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Black Mountain is safer than 69% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In North Carolina, only on the order of 12% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Black Mountain. If you live in Black Mountain, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 122. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 39.

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

For Black Mountain, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Black Mountain than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1630, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Black Mountain is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Black Mountain than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 131.

Black Mountain Crime Data

 

Crime Index

69

(100 is safest)


Safer than 69% of U.S. Cities

Black Mountain Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

62

67

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.61

7.61

8.22

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Black Mountain 0.61
North Carolina 3.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,630

in Black Mountain

1 in 265

in North Carolina

Black Mountain VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,148
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Black Mountain 7.61
North Carolina 24.94

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 131

in Black Mountain

1 in 40

in North Carolina

Black Mountain Property CRIMES

Population: 8,148
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Black Mountain Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Black Mountain 10
North Carolina 26

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