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WATAUGA County, NC | Crime Rates

WATAUGA is a county located in NC, and has a population of 32,715. This region is policed by WATAUGA COUNTY.

WATAUGA County has an overall crime rate of 1,681 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the safest regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in WATAUGA County is 1 in 59 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for WATAUGA County for the previous 2 years was 1,119 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for WATAUGA County has been increasing 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) WATAUGA USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 1,681 4,506
Murder Rate N/A 6
Robbery Rate N/A 148
Rape Rate N/A 30
Assault Rate 529 644
Burglary Rate 202 726
Forced Entry Rate 119 417
Larceny Rate 874 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 76 362

Policing Statistics

WATAUGA USA
Overall Clearance 18% 28%
Homicide Clearance N/A 56%
Assault Clearance 31% 52%
Rape Clearance N/A 38%
Robbery Clearance N/A 23%
Burglary Clearance 10% 12%
Larceny Clearance 12% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 20% 12%

Sex Offenders

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

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 0 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in WATAUGA 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 http://sexoffender.ncdoj.gov/

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. Insideprison.com is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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