Sawmills, NC
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Sawmills, NC crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Sawmills is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 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 Sawmills is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, Sawmills is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, Sawmills has a crime rate that is higher than 73% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Sawmills to other communities of similar population, then Sawmills crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Sawmills does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

For Sawmills, 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 Sawmills than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1021, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Sawmills's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes Sawmills 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 Sawmills is one in 32.

Sawmills Crime Data

 

Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Sawmills Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

162

167

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.98

31.74

32.72

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sawmills 0.98
North Carolina 3.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,021

in Sawmills

1 in 288

in North Carolina

Sawmills VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,104
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
Sawmills 31.74
North Carolina 27.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Sawmills

1 in 36

in North Carolina

Sawmills Property CRIMES

Population: 5,104
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

Sawmills Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sawmills 25
North Carolina 27