Maxton, NC
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Maxton, NC crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate of 62 per one thousand residents, Maxton 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 16. Within North Carolina, more than 94% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Maxton.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a town's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 2,451, Maxton has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Maxton does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Maxton.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Maxton 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 Maxton.

For Maxton, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Maxton is one in 136.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the town, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Maxton experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Maxton is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Maxton, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 18, which is a rate of 55 per one thousand population.

Maxton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

3

(100 is safest)


Safer than 3% of U.S. Cities

Maxton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

134

152

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.34

54.67

62.02

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Maxton 7.34
North Carolina 3.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 136

in Maxton

1 in 288

in North Carolina

Maxton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,451
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 1 * 11 2
Rate per 1,000 1.63 0.41 4.49 0.82
* 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
Maxton 54.67
North Carolina 27.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 18

in Maxton

1 in 36

in North Carolina

Maxton Property CRIMES

Population: 2,451
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 70 62 2
Rate per 1,000 28.56 25.30 0.82

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

Maxton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Maxton 56
North Carolina 27