Mebane, NC
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Mebane, 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 42 per one thousand residents, Mebane 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 24. Within North Carolina, more than 82% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Mebane.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Mebane 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 Mebane; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 489. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Mebane is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Mebane, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 40 per one thousand population.

Mebane Crime Data

 

Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Mebane Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

28

544

572

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.04

39.71

41.76

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mebane 2.04
North Carolina 3.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 489

in Mebane

1 in 288

in North Carolina

Mebane VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,698
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 * 6 18
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.29 0.44 1.31
* 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
Mebane 39.71
North Carolina 27.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Mebane

1 in 36

in North Carolina

Mebane Property CRIMES

Population: 13,698
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 59 474 11
Rate per 1,000 4.31 34.60 0.80

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

Mebane Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mebane 68
North Carolina 27