Greensboro, NC Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
11,611
Total Crimes
3,958.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
54.14%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Greensboro, NC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Greensboro is 3,958.8 per 100,000 people. That's 54.14% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 37.85% higher 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.

Greensboro SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Greensboro
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 11,611 3,958.8 2,871.7 2,568.4
Murder 37 12.6 6.0 5.0
Robbery 536 182.7 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 1,207 411.5 265.1 246.8
Violent Crime 1,780 606.9 377.6 368.9
Burglary 2,117 721.8 599.9 376.0
Larceny 7,035 2,398.6 1,724.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 679 231.5 169.8 228.9
Property Crime 9,831 3,351.9 2,494.1 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Greensboro

1,780
Violent Crimes
606.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
64.51%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 164.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Greensboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Greensboro is 606.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 64.51% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 60.72% higher than the North Carolina violent crime rate of 377.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Greensboro

9,831
Property Crimes
3,351.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
52.39%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 29.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Greensboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Greensboro is 3,351.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 52.39% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 34.39% higher than the North Carolina property crime rate of 2,494.1 per 100,000 people.

Greensboro Crime Compared To North Carolina Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in North Carolina.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Greensboro

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
High Point, NC 112,526 4,334 3,851.6 3,272.1 579.4
Burlington, NC 53,385 2,291 4,291.5 3,516.0 775.5
Kernersville, NC 24,571 1,037 4,220.4 3,947.7 272.7
Jamestown, ND 15,378 381 2,477.6 2,217.5 260.1
Archdale, NC 11,529 262 2,272.5 2,038.3 234.2
Gibsonville, NC 7,193 81 1,126.1 973.2 152.9
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