Edenton, NC
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The crime rate in Edenton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 Edenton is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Edenton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Edenton has a crime rate that is higher than 78% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Edenton 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 Edenton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 255. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Edenton's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Edenton 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 Edenton is one in 30.

Edenton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Edenton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

163

182

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.92

33.62

37.53

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Edenton 3.92
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 255

in Edenton

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Edenton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,849
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 18
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.21 3.71
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
Edenton 33.62
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Edenton

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Edenton Property CRIMES
Population: 4,849
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 41 118 4
Rate per 1,000 8.46 24.33 0.82
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

Edenton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Edenton 33
North Carolina 27

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