Fairmont, NC
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With a crime rate of 55 per one thousand residents, Fairmont has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 18. Within North Carolina, more than 92% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Fairmont.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a town's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 2,697, Fairmont has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Fairmont does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Fairmont.

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

For Fairmont, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Fairmont is one in 142.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Fairmont is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Fairmont, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 21, which is a rate of 48 per one thousand population.

Fairmont Crime Data

 
Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Fairmont Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

129

148

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.04

47.83

54.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fairmont 7.04
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 142

in Fairmont

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Fairmont VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,697
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
Fairmont 47.83
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 21

in Fairmont

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Fairmont Property CRIMES
Population: 2,697
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

Fairmont Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fairmont 53
North Carolina 27

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