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Alexander County, North Carolina Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Alexander County, North Carolina. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Alexander County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Alexander County, North Carolina, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 5,059 total crimes reported in Alexander County, North Carolina (387 of them violent). Of the 632 crimes that happen every year in Alexander County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Alexander County, North Carolina every 13 hours. This includes 12 murders, 45 rapes, and almost three thousand thefts (including 296 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Alexander County, North Carolina (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Alexander County, North Carolina for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Alexander County has grown by 84%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 93%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 8 years in Alexander County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Alexander County, North Carolina in 2009.

Crime Trends in Alexander County, North Carolina (2001-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Alexander County, North Carolina (2001-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Alexander County, North Carolina law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Alexander County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.

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