Bryson City, NC
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The crime rate in Bryson City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Bryson City is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Bryson City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Bryson City has a crime rate that is higher than 67% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Bryson City to other communities of similar population, then Bryson City crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Bryson City does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bryson City 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 Bryson City.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Bryson City'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 Bryson City is one in 729.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bryson City's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Bryson City 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 Bryson City is one in 38.

Bryson City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Bryson City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

38

40

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.37

26.06

27.43

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bryson City 1.37
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 729

in Bryson City

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Bryson City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 1,458
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
Bryson City 26.06
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Bryson City

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Bryson City Property CRIMES
Population: 1,458
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

Bryson City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bryson City 17
North Carolina 27

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