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NEW HANOVER County, NC | Crime Rates

NEW HANOVER is a county located in NC, and has a population of 87,087. This region is policed by NEW HANOVER COUNTY.

NEW HANOVER County has an overall crime rate of 4,109 per 100,000 residents. This is moderately safer than the rest of the United States, but still about average. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in NEW HANOVER County is 1 in 24 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for NEW HANOVER County for the previous 2 years was 4,117 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for NEW HANOVER County has been decreasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) NEW HANOVER USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 4,109 4,506
Murder Rate 3.1 6
Robbery Rate 42 148
Rape Rate 22 30
Assault Rate 1,082 644
Burglary Rate 692 726
Forced Entry Rate 419 417
Larceny Rate 2,160 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 107 362

Policing Statistics

Overall Clearance 47% 28%
Homicide Clearance 97% 56%
Assault Clearance 83% 52%
Rape Clearance 64% 38%
Robbery Clearance 45% 23%
Burglary Clearance 34% 12%
Larceny Clearance 34% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 35% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 0 sex offender(s) in NEW HANOVER County.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 0 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in NEW HANOVER County. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for North Carolina see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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