Boone, 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

Boone has an overall crime rate of 15 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 Boone is 1 in 69. How does Boone fare compared to other communities in North Carolina of all population sizes? Boone's crime rate is lower than approximately 60% of North Carolina communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Boone'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 Boone is one in 756.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Boone's rate for property crime is 13 per one thousand population. This makes Boone 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 Boone is one in 75.

Boone Crime Data

 

Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Boone Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

26

261

287

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.32

13.27

14.59

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.32
3.72
National Median: 4
    Boone
    North Carolina

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 756

in Boone

1 in 269

in North Carolina

Boone VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 19,667
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 5 15
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.31 0.25 0.76

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
13.27
23.57
National Median: 21
    Boone
    North Carolina

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 75

in Boone

1 in 42

in North Carolina

Boone Property CRIMES

Population: 19,667
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 34 214 13
Rate per 1,000 1.73 10.88 0.66

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

Boone Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
47
25
National Median: 28.3
    Boone
    North Carolina