Whiteville, NC
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With a crime rate of 55 per one thousand residents, Whiteville 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 18. Within North Carolina, more than 92% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Whiteville.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city'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 5,589, Whiteville has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Whiteville 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 Whiteville.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Whiteville 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 Whiteville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 215. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Whiteville is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Whiteville, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 20, which is a rate of 51 per one thousand population.

Whiteville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

4

(100 is safest)


Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

Whiteville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

26

284

310

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.65

50.81

55.47

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Whiteville 4.65
North Carolina 3.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 215

in Whiteville

1 in 288

in North Carolina
Whiteville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,589
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
Whiteville 50.81
North Carolina 27.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 20

in Whiteville

1 in 36

in North Carolina
Whiteville Property CRIMES
Population: 5,589
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

Whiteville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Whiteville 57
North Carolina 27

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