Spencer, NC Crime Statistics For 2020

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-03-08
115
Total Crimes
3,534.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
37.60%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Spencer, NC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Spencer is 3,534.1 per 100,000 people. That's 37.60% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 23.07% 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.

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Spencer SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Spencer
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 115 3,534.1 2,871.7 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 4 122.9 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 12 368.8 265.1 246.8
Violent Crime 16 491.7 377.6 368.9
Burglary 29 891.2 599.9 376.0
Larceny 65 1,997.5 1,724.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 5 153.7 169.8 228.9
Property Crime 99 3,042.4 2,494.1 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Spencer

16
Violent Crimes
491.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
33.29%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 203.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Spencer each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Spencer is 491.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 33.29% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 30.21% higher than the North Carolina violent crime rate of 377.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Spencer

99
Property Crimes
3,042.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
38.32%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 32.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Spencer each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Spencer is 3,042.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 38.32% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 21.98% higher than the North Carolina property crime rate of 2,494.1 per 100,000 people.

Spencer 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 Spencer

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Huntersville, NC 57,677 958 1,661.0 1,532.7 128.3
Salisbury, NC 33,901 1,815 5,353.8 4,657.7 696.1
Matthews, NC 32,873 1,015 3,087.6 2,886.9 200.8
Lexington, NC 18,754 608 3,242.0 2,607.4 634.5
Davidson, NC 12,954 139 1,073.0 980.4 92.6
King, NC 6,911 316 4,572.4 4,369.8 202.6
China Grove, NC 4,209 85 2,019.5 1,900.7 118.8
Rockwell, NC 2,146 31 1,444.5 1,258.2 186.4
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