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10 Most Dangerous Cities in North Carolina

10 most dangerous cities in North Carolina

6. Rocky Mount, NC

10 Most Dangerous Cities in North Carolina: Rocky Mount, NC

Population: 58,002
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 12.91 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 58.33 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 71.24 per 1,000 residents

Rocky Mount has a crime rate of about 71 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Rocky Mount? One in 14.

Rocky Mount’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #2

7. Monroe, NC

10 Most Dangerous Cities in North Carolina: Monroe, NC

Population: 33,807
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 6.57 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 63.54 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 70.10 per 1,000 residents

Monroe has a crime rate of about 70 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Monroe? One in 14.

Monroe’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #9

8. Fayetteville, NC

10 Most Dangerous Cities in North Carolina: Fayetteville, NC

Population: 205,966
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 5.78 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 64.32 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 70.10 per 1,000 residents

Fayetteville has a crime rate of about 70 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Fayetteville? One in 14.

Fayetteville’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #15

9. New Bern, NC

10 Most Dangerous Cities in North Carolina: New Bern, NC

Population: 30,195
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 5.40 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 61.63 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 67.03 per 1,000 residents

New Bern has a crime rate of about 67 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in New Bern? One in 15.

New Bern’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #19

10. Winston-Salem, NC

10 Most Dangerous Cities in North Carolina: Winston-Salem, NC

Population: 234,687
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 6.68 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 59.57 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 66.25 per 1,000 residents

Winston-Salem has a crime rate of about 67 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Winston-Salem? One in 15.

Winston-Salem’s ranking when considering only violent crimes? #8

Other cities of interest: Raleigh ranked as our #29 most dangerous city.

Note: We use a standard computational formula to calculate our crime rates. This same formula is used by various state government criminal justice departments to calculate crime rate.

VIOLENT CRIMES + PROPERTY CRIMES = TOTAL REPORTED CRIMES

TOTAL REPORTED CRIMES / POPULATION * 1000 = CRIME RATE

Only cities with populations of 20,000 or higher were considered in our rankings.

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