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Crime Report for Charlotte,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Charlotte, is 1.7 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Charlotte Crime Rating
(higher ratings are better)



Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Charlotte, has a violent crime rate of 310 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 695 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Charlotte 310
MI 695
National 676

Charlotte, is in the 69% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 63% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 69% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Charlotte, or said another way, 31% of cities in have crime rates higher than Charlotte.


  Review crime rate data for Charlotte,

Crime Charlotte MI Nation
Violent Crime Total 309.6 695.3 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 8.0 6.5
Forcible Rape 110.6 42.5 31.1
Robbery Rate 22.1 201.7 197.4
Aggravated Assault 176.9 443.1 315
Property Crime Total 3162.0 3491.2 3726.9
Burglary 453.3 909.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 2609.2 2120.1 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 99.5 505.2 382.3
Arson 22.1 36.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Charlotte, has a property crime rate of 3162.0 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 3491.2 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Charlotte 3162.0
MI 3491.2
National 3727



Charlotte Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 66
National Percentile Rank - 65