Waxhaw, NC
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Waxhaw, 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

Waxhaw is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (76%) and also has a lower crime rate than 90% of the communities in North Carolina, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Waxhaw is one in 116 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Waxhaw has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Waxhaw is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

For Waxhaw, 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 Waxhaw than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1227, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Waxhaw is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Waxhaw than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 129.

Waxhaw Crime Data

 

Crime Index

76

(100 is safest)


Safer than 76% of U.S. Cities

Waxhaw Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

105

116

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.82

7.78

8.60

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Waxhaw 0.82
North Carolina 3.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,227

in Waxhaw

1 in 288

in North Carolina

Waxhaw VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,495
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 * 3 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.22 0.22 0.37
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.

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
Waxhaw 7.78
North Carolina 27.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 129

in Waxhaw

1 in 36

in North Carolina

Waxhaw Property CRIMES

Population: 13,495
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 33 71 1
Rate per 1,000 2.45 5.26 0.07

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

Waxhaw Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Waxhaw 10
North Carolina 27