Calabash, NC
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The crime rate in Calabash is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 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 Calabash is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Calabash is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Calabash has a crime rate that is higher than 62% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Calabash to other communities of similar population, then Calabash crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Calabash 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 Calabash 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 Calabash.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Calabash 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 Calabash; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 353. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Calabash's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Calabash 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 Calabash is one in 45.

Calabash Crime Data

 
Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Calabash Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

47

53

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.83

22.18

25.01

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Calabash 2.83
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 353

in Calabash

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Calabash VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,119
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
Calabash 22.18
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in Calabash

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Calabash Property CRIMES
Population: 2,119
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

Calabash Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Calabash 14
North Carolina 27