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Asheville, NC Crime and Crime Rate

 
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The Asheville crime rate is higher than the North Carolina average crime rate and is much higher than the national average crime rate.

Crime Index, #202

Asheville, NC
2,731.64
North Carolina
1,869.18
U.S.
1,669.05

The crime index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the crime level in a region. Higher crime index value means more crime.

Asheville, NC Crime by Year

YearLocationDescriptionMurdersRapesRobberiesAssaultsBurglariesTheftsVehicle TheftsArsonCrime Index
2014Asheville, NCCount4431942608413,16427217 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,0004.548.8220.0294.8953.73,588.0308.419.32,466
 North CarolinaPer 100,0005.117.584.6215.4798.21,937.8137.1NA1,459
 U.S.Per 100,0004.526.4102.2232.5542.51,837.3216.2NA1,423
2012Asheville, NCCount6331412437423,83233611 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,0007.038.7165.3284.9869.94,492.6393.912.92,588
 North CarolinaPer 100,0004.920.396.3231.81,018.52,185.7165.3NA1,690
 U.S.Per 100,0004.726.9112.9242.3670.21,959.3229.7NA1,557
2011Asheville, NCCount5221812367532,87532111 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,0005.926.1214.3279.5891.73,404.4380.113.02,308
 North CarolinaPer 100,0005.320.798.9224.91,099.22,251.2176.4NA1,756
 U.S.Per 100,0004.726.8113.7241.1702.21,976.9229.6NA1,576
2010Asheville, NCCount2311652347432,6382908 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,0002.640.2214.1303.6964.13,423.0376.310.42,391
 North CarolinaPer 100,0005.021.1100.8236.51,076.92,178.4192.0NA1,747
 U.S.Per 100,0004.827.5119.1252.3699.62,003.5238.8NA1,610
2009Asheville, NCCount2241782118212,57630425 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,0002.732.0237.6281.61,095.83,438.2405.733.42,450
 North CarolinaPer 100,0005.324.6126.1248.41,149.52,305.2213.5NA1,897
 U.S.Per 100,0005.028.7133.0262.8716.32,060.9258.8NA1,683
2008Asheville, NCCount2332512499072,95141062 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,0002.744.5338.2335.51,222.13,976.3552.483.52,991
 North CarolinaPer 100,0006.524.8155.4280.61,210.12,544.0290.0NA2,122
 U.S.Per 100,0005.429.3145.3274.6730.82,167.0314.7NA1,784
2007Asheville, NCCount10272292391,0142,81841751 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,00013.737.0314.1327.81,390.83,865.2572.070.03,141
 North CarolinaPer 100,0006.526.3149.5284.11,200.72,577.9308.6NA2,136
 U.S.Per 100,0005.630.0147.6283.8722.52,177.8363.3NA1,827
2006Asheville, NCCount4492062147932,83447225 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,0005.466.5279.6290.51,076.43,846.8640.733.92,946
 North CarolinaPer 100,0006.128.2152.2289.11,212.72,567.9340.2NA2,168
 U.S.Per 100,0005.730.9149.4287.5729.42,206.8398.4NA1,867
2005Asheville, NCCount2162291879913,64263340 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,0002.822.4320.0261.31,384.65,088.7884.455.93,304
 North CarolinaPer 100,0006.726.5145.5289.41,201.12,546.2327.8NA2,142
 U.S.Per 100,0005.631.7140.7291.1726.72,286.3416.7NA1,888

Hate Crime Index

Asheville, NC
76.25
North Carolina
11.22
U.S.
23.78

The hate crime index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the hate crime level in a region. Higher hate crime index value means more hate crime.

Asheville, NC Hate Crime by Year

YearLocationDescriptionTotalRaceReligionSexual OrientationEthnicityDisabilityHate Crime Index
2014Asheville, NCCount420200 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,0004.52.30.02.30.00.045
 North CarolinaPer 100,0001.40.90.20.20.10.014
 U.S.Per 100,0001.80.90.30.30.20.018
2013Asheville, NCCount1052210 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,00011.65.82.32.31.20.0115
 North CarolinaPer 100,0001.20.70.20.20.10.011
 U.S.Per 100,0002.01.00.30.40.20.020
2012Asheville, NCCount841300 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,0009.44.71.23.50.00.093
 North CarolinaPer 100,0001.20.70.20.20.10.012
 U.S.Per 100,0002.31.10.40.50.30.023
2011Asheville, NCCount742010 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,0008.34.72.40.01.20.082
 North CarolinaPer 100,0001.20.70.20.20.10.011
 U.S.Per 100,0002.21.00.40.50.30.021
2010Asheville, NCCount853000 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,00010.46.53.90.00.00.0103
 North CarolinaPer 100,0001.00.60.10.10.10.09
 U.S.Per 100,0002.31.10.50.40.30.023
2009Asheville, NCCount621210 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,0008.02.71.32.71.30.080
 North CarolinaPer 100,0001.10.70.10.20.10.010
 U.S.Per 100,0002.41.10.50.40.30.023
2008Asheville, NCCount420020 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,0005.42.70.00.02.70.053
 North CarolinaPer 100,0001.41.00.20.10.10.013
 U.S.Per 100,0002.91.50.60.50.30.028
2006Asheville, NCCount310200 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,0004.11.40.02.70.00.040
 North CarolinaPer 100,0001.20.90.10.10.10.011
 U.S.Per 100,0003.01.60.60.50.40.030

Law Enforcement Employees Index

Asheville, NC
2.73
North Carolina
2.93
U.S.
2.83

The law enforcement employees index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the law enforcement employees level in a region. Higher law enforcement employees index value means higher law enforcement employees density.

Asheville, NC Law Enforcement Employees by Year

YearLocationDescriptionTotalOfficersCiviliansLaw Enforcement Employees Index
2014Asheville, NCCount26321647 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,000298.2244.953.32.72
 North CarolinaPer 100,000347.3241.3106.02.94
 U.S.Per 100,000335.2234.1101.12.85
2013Asheville, NCCount24921336 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,000288.0246.441.62.67
 North CarolinaPer 100,000344.3239.0105.32.92
 U.S.Per 100,000335.9233.3102.52.85
2012Asheville, NCCount24620838 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,000288.4243.944.62.66
 North CarolinaPer 100,000342.1237.3104.82.90
 U.S.Per 100,000335.5235.2100.32.85
2011Asheville, NCCount23819840 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,000281.8234.547.42.58
 North CarolinaPer 100,000342.5239.1103.42.91
 U.S.Per 100,000341.9238.3103.62.90
2010Asheville, NCCount26819375 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,000347.7250.497.32.99
 North CarolinaPer 100,000343.7240.5103.22.92
 U.S.Per 100,000347.8241.9105.92.95
2009Asheville, NCCount26319568 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,000351.0260.390.83.06
 North CarolinaPer 100,000349.4240.9108.52.95
 U.S.Per 100,000352.9244.2108.72.99
2008Asheville, NCCount26619571 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,000358.4262.895.73.11
 North CarolinaPer 100,000348.5239.9108.62.94
 U.S.Per 100,000357.8247.5110.33.03
2007Asheville, NCCount25020149 
 Asheville, NCPer 100,000342.9275.767.23.09
 North CarolinaPer 100,000339.0238.0101.02.88
 U.S.Per 100,000356.1244.8111.33.00
2006Asheville, NCCount23819345 
2005Asheville, NCCount22017545 


 
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