Cary, NC Crime Statistics For 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2019-11-20
1,771
Total Crimes
1,038.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-59.56%
Below National Average
Cary Crime Compared To NC Average
Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in North Carolina.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

What is the crime rate in Cary, NC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Cary is 1,038.6 per 100,000 people. That's -59.56% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -63.83% lower than the North Carolina total crime rate of 2,871.7 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Cary SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
8

How Does Cary Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Cary
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,771 1,038.6 2,871.7 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 37 21.7 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 68 39.9 265.1 246.8
Violent Crime 105 61.6 377.6 368.9
Burglary 247 144.9 599.9 376.0
Larceny 1,357 795.8 1,724.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 62 36.4 169.8 228.9
Property Crime 1,666 977.0 2,494.1 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Cary

105
Violent Crimes
61.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-83.31%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,624.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Cary each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Cary is 61.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -83.31% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -83.69% lower than the North Carolina violent crime rate of 377.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Cary

1,666
Property Crimes
977.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-55.58%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 102.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Cary each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Cary is 977.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -55.58% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -60.83% lower than the North Carolina property crime rate of 2,494.1 per 100,000 people.

Crime In Cities Around Cary

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Durham, NC 273,759 11,636 4,250.5 3,563.4 687.1
Apex, NC 52,577 713 1,356.1 1,261.0 95.1
Holly Springs, NC 37,008 286 772.8 721.5 51.3
Carrboro, NC 21,841 438 2,005.4 1,863.5 141.9
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