Pilot Mountain, NC
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With a crime rate of 54 per one thousand residents, Pilot Mountain has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 19. Within North Carolina, more than 91% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Pilot Mountain.

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 1,465, Pilot Mountain has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Pilot Mountain 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 Pilot Mountain.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Pilot Mountain 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 Pilot Mountain.

For Pilot Mountain, 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 Pilot Mountain than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1465, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Pilot Mountain is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Pilot Mountain, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 19, which is a rate of 53 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Pilot Mountain has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Pilot Mountain is one in 366.

Pilot Mountain Crime Data

 
Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Pilot Mountain Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

78

79

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.68

53.24

53.92

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pilot Mountain 0.68
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,465

in Pilot Mountain

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Pilot Mountain VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 1,465
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.68
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
Pilot Mountain 53.24
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 19

in Pilot Mountain

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Pilot Mountain Property CRIMES
Population: 1,465
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 10 64 4
Rate per 1,000 6.83 43.69 2.73
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

Pilot Mountain Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pilot Mountain 39
North Carolina 27

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