Middlesex, NC
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Middlesex, 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

The crime rate in Middlesex 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 Middlesex is 1 in 25. Based on FBI crime data, Middlesex is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Middlesex has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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 814, Middlesex has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Middlesex 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 Middlesex.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Middlesex 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 Middlesex; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 407. 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 Middlesex is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Middlesex, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Middlesex Crime Data

 

Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Middlesex Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

31

33

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.46

38.08

40.54

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Middlesex 2.46
North Carolina 3.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 407

in Middlesex

1 in 288

in North Carolina

Middlesex VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 814
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.46

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
Middlesex 38.08
North Carolina 27.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Middlesex

1 in 36

in North Carolina

Middlesex Property CRIMES

Population: 814
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 22 8 1
Rate per 1,000 27.03 9.83 1.23

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

Middlesex Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Middlesex 32
North Carolina 27

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