How safe is Raleigh & Durham, NC?

Raleigh and Durham's violent and property crime rates are lower than the national rates.

Crime Index

Index Score: 6.6 /10

How we calculate this.


Raleigh & Durham has a lower crime rate than similarly sized metro areas.

Crime Rate 2016

Crime rate is the number of crimes committed per 100,000 people.
Raleigh & Durham, NC

227.0

Lower than average crime
Metro areas similar to Raleigh & Durham
Pittsburgh, PA

277.0

Lower than average crime
Charlotte, NC

441.0

Higher than average crime
Salt Lake City, UT

235.0

Lower than average crime
Raleigh & Durham, NC

1860.0

Lower than average crime
Metro areas similar to Raleigh & Durham
Pittsburgh, PA

1682.0

Lower than average crime
Charlotte, NC

2919.0

Higher than average crime
Salt Lake City, UT

3127.0

Higher than average crime

Violent Crime Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Report.