Lincolnton, NC
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The crime rate in Lincolnton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 41 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 Lincolnton is 1 in 24. Based on FBI crime data, Lincolnton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Lincolnton has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Lincolnton 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 Lincolnton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 266. 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 Lincolnton is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Lincolnton, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 27, which is a rate of 37 per one thousand population.

Lincolnton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Lincolnton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

41

406

447

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.76

37.25

41.01

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lincolnton 3.76
North Carolina 3.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 266

in Lincolnton

1 in 288

in North Carolina

Lincolnton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,900
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 * 9 28
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.37 0.83 2.57
* 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
Lincolnton 37.25
North Carolina 27.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Lincolnton

1 in 36

in North Carolina

Lincolnton Property CRIMES

Population: 10,900
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 51 336 19
Rate per 1,000 4.68 30.83 1.74

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

Lincolnton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lincolnton 52
North Carolina 27