Kill Devil Hills, NC
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The crime rate in Kill Devil Hills is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 37 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 Kill Devil Hills is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Kill Devil Hills is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Kill Devil Hills has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Kill Devil Hills 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 Kill Devil Hills; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 441. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Kill Devil Hills's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Kill Devil Hills 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 Kill Devil Hills is one in 29.

Kill Devil Hills Crime Data

 

Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Kill Devil Hills Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

16

242

258

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.27

34.29

36.55

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kill Devil Hills 2.27
North Carolina 3.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 441

in Kill Devil Hills

1 in 288

in North Carolina

Kill Devil Hills VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,058
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
Kill Devil Hills 34.29
North Carolina 27.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Kill Devil Hills

1 in 36

in North Carolina

Kill Devil Hills Property CRIMES

Population: 7,058
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

Kill Devil Hills Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Kill Devil Hills 46
North Carolina 27

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