Mars Hill, NC
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Mars Hill has an overall crime rate of 16 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mars Hill is 1 in 61. How does Mars Hill fare compared to other communities in North Carolina of all population sizes? Mars Hill's crime rate is lower than approximately 63% of North Carolina communities.

How does the crime rate in Mars Hill compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Mars Hill with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Mars Hill's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Mars Hill 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 Mars Hill.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Mars Hill's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Mars Hill is one in 752.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Mars Hill; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Mars Hill Crime Data

 
Crime Index

46

(100 is safest)


Safer than 46% of U.S. Cities

Mars Hill Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

34

37

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.33

15.07

16.40

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mars Hill 1.33
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 752

in Mars Hill

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Mars Hill VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,256
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.44 0.89
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
Mars Hill 15.07
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 66

in Mars Hill

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Mars Hill Property CRIMES
Population: 2,256
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 24 2
Rate per 1,000 3.55 10.64 0.89
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

Mars Hill Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mars Hill 19
North Carolina 27

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