Hayesville, NC
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The crime rate in Hayesville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 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 Hayesville is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Hayesville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Hayesville has a crime rate that is higher than 52% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Hayesville 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 Hayesville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 364. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hayesville's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Hayesville 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 Hayesville is one in 30.

Importantly, we found that Hayesville has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Hayesville is one in 364.

Hayesville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

33

(100 is safest)


Safer than 33% of U.S. Cities

Hayesville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

12

13

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.75

32.97

35.71

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hayesville 2.75
North Carolina 3.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 364

in Hayesville

1 in 288

in North Carolina

Hayesville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 364
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
Hayesville 32.97
North Carolina 27.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Hayesville

1 in 36

in North Carolina

Hayesville Property CRIMES

Population: 364
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

Hayesville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hayesville 28
North Carolina 27

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