Wake Forest, NC Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
702
Total Crimes
1,584.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-38.33%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Wake Forest, NC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Wake Forest is 1,584.0 per 100,000 people. That's -38.33% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -44.84% 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.

Wake Forest SnackAbility

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

How Does Wake Forest Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Wake Forest
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 702 1,584.0 2,871.7 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 16 36.1 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 33 74.5 265.1 246.8
Violent Crime 49 110.6 377.6 368.9
Burglary 61 137.6 599.9 376.0
Larceny 577 1,302.0 1,724.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 15 33.8 169.8 228.9
Property Crime 653 1,473.4 2,494.1 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Wake Forest

49
Violent Crimes
110.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-70.03%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 904.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Wake Forest each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Wake Forest is 110.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -70.03% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -70.72% lower than the North Carolina violent crime rate of 377.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Wake Forest

653
Property Crimes
1,473.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-33.01%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 67.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Wake Forest each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Wake Forest is 1,473.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -33.01% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -40.92% lower than the North Carolina property crime rate of 2,494.1 per 100,000 people.

Wake Forest 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 Wake Forest

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Butner, NC 7,803 207 2,652.8 2,268.4 384.5
Creedmoor, NC 4,576 99 2,163.5 2,032.3 131.1
Louisburg, NC 3,549 164 4,621.0 3,860.2 760.8
Youngsville, NC 1,331 30 2,253.9 2,103.7 150.3
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