Catawba, NC
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Catawba, NC crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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, Catawba is safer than 79% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In North Carolina, only on the order of 9% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Catawba. If you live in Catawba, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 124. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

How does the crime rate in Catawba compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Catawba with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Catawba's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Catawba 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 Catawba.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Catawba 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. Catawba's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Catawba 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 Catawba than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 124.

Catawba Crime Data

 

Crime Index

79

(100 is safest)


Safer than 79% of U.S. Cities

Catawba Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

5

5

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

8.09

8.09

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Catawba 0.00
North Carolina 3.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Catawba

1 in 288

in North Carolina

Catawba VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 618
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
Catawba 8.09
North Carolina 27.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 124

in Catawba

1 in 36

in North Carolina

Catawba Property CRIMES

Population: 618
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

Catawba Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Catawba 1
North Carolina 27