Davidson, NC
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Davidson, 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

Davidson has an overall crime rate of 18 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 Davidson is 1 in 57. How does Davidson fare compared to other communities in North Carolina of all population sizes? Davidson's crime rate is lower than approximately 59% of North Carolina communities.

How does the crime rate in Davidson compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Davidson with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Davidson'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 Davidson 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 Davidson.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Davidson'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 Davidson is one in 872.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Davidson's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Davidson 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 Davidson is one in 61.

Davidson Crime Data

 

Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Davidson Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

201

215

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.15

16.47

17.61

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Davidson 1.15
North Carolina 3.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 872

in Davidson

1 in 288

in North Carolina

Davidson VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,207
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 * 3 6
Rate per 1,000 0.08 0.33 0.25 0.49
* 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
Davidson 16.47
North Carolina 27.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Davidson

1 in 36

in North Carolina

Davidson Property CRIMES

Population: 12,207
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 31 163 7
Rate per 1,000 2.54 13.35 0.57

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

Davidson Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Davidson 36
North Carolina 27