Mills River, NC
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Mills River, NC crime analytics


Mills River is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (62%) and also has a lower crime rate than 82% of the communities in North Carolina, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Mills River is one in 84 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Mills River has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Mills River is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Mills River 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 Mills River.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Mills River'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 Mills River is one in 895.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Mills River is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Mills River than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 93.

Mills River Crime Data

 
Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

Mills River Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

77

85

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.12

10.75

11.87

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mills River 1.12
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 895

in Mills River

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Mills River VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,162
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
Mills River 10.75
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 93

in Mills River

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Mills River Property CRIMES
Population: 7,162
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

Mills River Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mills River 4
North Carolina 27