Elkin, NC Arrest Records

Elkin, NC is among the most violent cities in the USA with 5.90 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 167th safest city in North Carolina among the 170 cities.
Elkin, NC property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 92.94 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 337 larceny theft related arrests.

Elkin Crime Rate

5 Crimes In Elkin, NC in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 337
Burglary 40
Aggravated assault 18
Robbery 4
Murder 1

Other Cities in North Carolina with the Most Arrests

Among the 170 cities in state the most dangerous is Charlotte-Mecklenburg with 6,560 violent crimes that’s 37.96% of total of 17,283. Lumberton has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 43 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Lumberton 156.39
Pineville 147.69
Elkin 98.84
Randleman 98.08
Atlantic Beach 95.81

Safest Cities in North Carolina

Are you planning a move to North Carolina? Here are the safest cities in North Carolina with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Elkin is 1 out of 194 up by 0.01% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Holly Springs and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Pinehurst.

City Arrests
Pinehurst 5.64
Elon 8.28
Holly Springs 9.25
Pinebluff 10.91
Cary 10.96

How Elkin stands up against other cities

Elkin vs. Shallotte

You’ll be in more risk in Elkin compared to Shallotte that had 59.44% lower crime rate compared to Elkin according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.2459 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Shallotte city.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Shallotte.

Names with the most arrests in Elkin

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 47.37% are people aged between 21-30. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the city.