Transylvania County, NC Arrest Records

Transylvania County, NC is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.72 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Forsyth, Iredell, Wake, Catawba, Pitt counties in North Carolina.
Transylvania County, NC property crime rate is 9.23 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 156 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 0.64% compared to 2015.

Transylvania County, NC Crime Rate

Total arrests in Transylvania County in 2016 increased by 6.05% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 34 to 24 while non-violent crime increased by 10.36% from 280 to 309.

5 Crimes In Transylvania County, NC in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 156
Burglary 137
Motor vehicle theft 16
Aggravated assault 13
Robbery 6

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Transylvania County decreased by 29.41% from 2015 and decreased by 11.11% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 27 to 24. In 2016 violent crime rate in Transylvania County was 84.73% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.072%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Transylvania County increased by 10.36% from 2015 and decreased by 14.4% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 361 to 309. In 2016 property crime rate in Transylvania County was 67.53% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.923%.

How Transylvania stands up against other counties

Transylvania vs. Dare

You’ll be in more safety in Transylvania compared to Dare county that had 49.85% higher crime rate compared to Transylvania county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.3883 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3337 in Dare county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.4779 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1668 in Dare county.

Names with the most arrests in Transylvania

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Transylvania, North Carolina, the most crimes, that's 35.57% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Transylvania County is 0.7% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.72 daily crimes that occur in Transylvania County.
  • In Transylvania County you have a 1 in 101 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Transylvania, NC have increased by 6.05%.

Names in Transylvania County