Oak Ridge, NC
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Oak Ridge, NC crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 7 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Oak Ridge is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 82% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Oak Ridge is one in 139. Compared to communities within North Carolina, Oak Ridge‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 94% of the state's cities and towns.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Oak Ridge, and we found that the crime rate in Oak Ridge is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Oak Ridge is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Oak Ridge 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 Oak Ridge.

For Oak Ridge, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Oak Ridge than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 6671, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Oak Ridge 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 Oak Ridge than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 142.

Oak Ridge Crime Data

 
Crime Index

82

(100 is safest)


Safer than 82% of U.S. Cities

Oak Ridge Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

47

48

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.15

7.05

7.20

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oak Ridge 0.15
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 6,671

in Oak Ridge

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Oak Ridge VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 6,671
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
Oak Ridge 7.05
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 142

in Oak Ridge

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Oak Ridge Property CRIMES
Population: 6,671
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

Oak Ridge Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Oak Ridge 3
North Carolina 27