Conover, NC
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The crime rate in Conover is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 41 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 Conover is 1 in 24. Based on FBI crime data, Conover is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Conover has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Conover 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 Conover; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 485. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Conover experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Conover is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Conover, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

Conover Crime Data

 
Crime Index

10

(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Conover Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17

320

337

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.06

38.80

40.86

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Conover 2.06
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 485

in Conover

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Conover VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,248
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 3 * 5 8
Rate per 1,000 0.12 0.36 0.61 0.97
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
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
Conover 38.80
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Conover

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Conover Property CRIMES
Population: 8,248
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 55 252 13
Rate per 1,000 6.67 30.55 1.58
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

Conover Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Conover 31
North Carolina 27