Ocean Isle Beach, NC
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The crime rate in Ocean Isle Beach is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 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 Ocean Isle Beach is 1 in 43. Based on FBI crime data, Ocean Isle Beach is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Ocean Isle Beach has a crime rate that is higher than 58% 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 597, Ocean Isle Beach has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Ocean Isle Beach 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 Ocean Isle Beach.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Ocean Isle Beach 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 Ocean Isle Beach.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Ocean Isle Beach has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Ocean Isle Beach's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Ocean Isle Beach's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Ocean Isle Beach a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Ocean Isle Beach is one in 43.

Ocean Isle Beach Crime Data

 
Crime Index

29

(100 is safest)


Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

Ocean Isle Beach Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

14

14

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

23.45

23.45

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ocean Isle Beach 0.00
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Ocean Isle Beach

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Ocean Isle Beach VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 597
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
Ocean Isle Beach 23.45
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 43

in Ocean Isle Beach

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Ocean Isle Beach Property CRIMES
Population: 597
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

Ocean Isle Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Ocean Isle Beach 4
North Carolina 27

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