Madison, NC
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The crime rate in Madison is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 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 Madison is 1 in 43. Based on FBI crime data, Madison is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Madison has a crime rate that is higher than 57% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Madison 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 Madison; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 439. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Madison's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Madison 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 Madison is one in 48.

Madison Crime Data

 

Crime Index

29

(100 is safest)


Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

Madison Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

46

51

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.28

20.94

23.21

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Madison 2.28
North Carolina 3.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 439

in Madison

1 in 288

in North Carolina

Madison VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,197
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
Madison 20.94
North Carolina 27.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 48

in Madison

1 in 36

in North Carolina

Madison Property CRIMES

Population: 2,197
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

Madison Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Madison 14
North Carolina 27