Pineville, NC
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With a crime rate of 51 per one thousand residents, Pineville 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 20. Within North Carolina, more than 89% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Pineville.

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 8,429, Pineville has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Pineville 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 Pineville.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Pineville 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 Pineville.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Pineville occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Pineville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 337. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Pineville is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Pineville, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 21, which is a rate of 48 per one thousand population.

Pineville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Pineville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

25

406

431

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.97

48.17

51.13

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pineville 2.97
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 337

in Pineville

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Pineville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,429
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
Pineville 48.17
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 21

in Pineville

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Pineville Property CRIMES
Population: 8,429
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

Pineville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pineville 65
North Carolina 27