Granite Falls, NC
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Granite Falls, 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

With a crime rate of 58 per one thousand residents, Granite Falls 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 17. Within North Carolina, more than 93% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Granite Falls.

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 4,662, Granite Falls has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Granite Falls 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 Granite Falls.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Granite Falls 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 Granite Falls.

For Granite Falls, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Granite Falls than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1166, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Granite Falls is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Granite Falls, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 18, which is a rate of 57 per one thousand population.

Granite Falls Crime Data

 

Crime Index

4

(100 is safest)


Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

Granite Falls Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

265

269

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.86

56.84

57.70

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Granite Falls 0.86
North Carolina 3.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,166

in Granite Falls

1 in 288

in North Carolina

Granite Falls VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,662
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.21 0.00 0.64
* 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
Granite Falls 56.84
North Carolina 27.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 18

in Granite Falls

1 in 36

in North Carolina

Granite Falls Property CRIMES

Population: 4,662
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 16 239 10
Rate per 1,000 3.43 51.27 2.15

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

Granite Falls Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Granite Falls 51
North Carolina 27

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