Greenville, NC
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Greenville, 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 44 per one thousand residents, Greenville 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 23. Within North Carolina, more than 84% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Greenville.

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

For Greenville, 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 Greenville is one in 168.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Greenville is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Greenville, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Greenville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Greenville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

539

3,476

4,015

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.95

38.37

44.32

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Greenville 5.95
North Carolina 3.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 168

in Greenville

1 in 288

in North Carolina

Greenville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 90,597
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 7 60 * 141 331
Rate per 1,000 0.08 0.66 1.56 3.65
* 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
Greenville 38.37
North Carolina 27.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Greenville

1 in 36

in North Carolina

Greenville Property CRIMES

Population: 90,597
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 745 2,643 88
Rate per 1,000 8.22 29.17 0.97

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

Greenville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Greenville 114
North Carolina 27