Harrisburg, NC
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Harrisburg is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 75% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Harrisburg is one in 114. Compared to communities within North Carolina, Harrisburg‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 90% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Harrisburg has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Harrisburg is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

For Harrisburg, 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 Harrisburg than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2908, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Harrisburg is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Harrisburg than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 118.

Harrisburg Crime Data

 
Crime Index

75

(100 is safest)


Safer than 75% of U.S. Cities

Harrisburg Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

123

128

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.34

8.46

8.80

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Harrisburg 0.34
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,908

in Harrisburg

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Harrisburg VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 14,539
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
Harrisburg 8.46
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 118

in Harrisburg

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Harrisburg Property CRIMES
Population: 14,539
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

Harrisburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Harrisburg 14
North Carolina 27