Rutherfordton, NC
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The crime rate in Rutherfordton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 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 Rutherfordton is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Rutherfordton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Rutherfordton has a crime rate that is higher than 77% 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 4,182, Rutherfordton has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Rutherfordton 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 Rutherfordton.

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

Importantly, our analysis shows that Rutherfordton 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. Rutherfordton's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Rutherfordton's rate for property crime is 36 per one thousand population. This makes Rutherfordton 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 Rutherfordton is one in 28.

Rutherfordton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Rutherfordton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

151

151

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

36.11

36.11

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rutherfordton 0.00
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Rutherfordton

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Rutherfordton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,182
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
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
Rutherfordton 36.11
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in Rutherfordton

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Rutherfordton Property CRIMES
Population: 4,182
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 4 145 2
Rate per 1,000 0.96 34.67 0.48
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

Rutherfordton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rutherfordton 37
North Carolina 27

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