Asheville Crime Rate Report (North Carolina)

Asheville crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 12 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Asheville for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Asheville in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 38.87% and the city property crime rate in Asheville was higher than the national property crime rate average by 61.92%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Asheville was higher than the violent crime rate in North Carolina by 54.25% and the city property crime rate in Asheville was higher than the property crime rate in North Carolina by 38.18%.
Asheville Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Asheville Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Asheville Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault234
Arson8
Burglary743
Forcible Rape31
Larceny and Theft2,638
Motor Vehicle Theft290
Murder and Manslaughter2
Robbery165
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)4,227
Property Crime3,671
Violent Crime432
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault243
Arson0
Burglary802
Forcible Rape23
Larceny and Theft2,438
Motor Vehicle Theft266
Murder and Manslaughter1
Robbery187
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)4,053
Property Crime3,497
Violent Crime453

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Asheville Property Crime Asheville Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Asheville Crime 2010 Asheville Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Asheville Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Asheville Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Asheville, North Carolina crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Asheville crime report data for 2014 was projected from 12 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.
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