St. Pauls, NC
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The crime rate in St. Pauls is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 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 St. Pauls is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, St. Pauls is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Carolina, St. Pauls has a crime rate that is higher than 76% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare St. Pauls to other communities of similar population, then St. Pauls crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how St. Pauls 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 St. Pauls 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 St. Pauls.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in St. Pauls 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 St. Pauls; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 303. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that St. Pauls's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes St. Pauls 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 St. Pauls is one in 32.

St. Pauls Crime Data

 
Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

St. Pauls Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

76

84

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.31

31.40

34.71

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
St. Pauls 3.31
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 303

in St. Pauls

1 in 288

in North Carolina
St. Pauls VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,420
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 6 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 2.48 0.83
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
St. Pauls 31.40
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in St. Pauls

1 in 36

in North Carolina
St. Pauls Property CRIMES
Population: 2,420
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 20 56 0
Rate per 1,000 8.26 23.14 0.00
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

St. Pauls Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
St. Pauls 78
North Carolina 27