Old Fort, NC
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The crime rate in Old Fort is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 Old Fort is 1 in 46. Based on FBI crime data, Old Fort is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Old Fort has a crime rate that is higher than 53% 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 911, Old Fort has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Old Fort 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 Old Fort.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Old Fort 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 Old Fort.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Old Fort'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 Old Fort is one in 911.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Old Fort's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Old Fort 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 Old Fort is one in 48.

Old Fort Crime Data

 
Crime Index

32

(100 is safest)


Safer than 32% of U.S. Cities

Old Fort Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

19

20

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.10

20.86

21.95

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Old Fort 1.10
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 911

in Old Fort

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Old Fort VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 911
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
Old Fort 20.86
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 48

in Old Fort

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Old Fort Property CRIMES
Population: 911
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

Old Fort Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Old Fort 16
North Carolina 27

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