Hendersonville, NC
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Hendersonville, NC crime analytics


With a crime rate of 44 per one thousand residents, Hendersonville 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 Hendersonville.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Hendersonville 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 Hendersonville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 271. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Hendersonville is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Hendersonville, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 40 per one thousand population.

Hendersonville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Hendersonville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

51

556

607

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.69

40.25

43.94

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hendersonville 3.69
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 271

in Hendersonville

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Hendersonville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 13,814
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
Hendersonville 40.25
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Hendersonville

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Hendersonville Property CRIMES
Population: 13,814
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

Hendersonville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hendersonville 87
North Carolina 27