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Crime in the U.S. - City Comparisons

City, State Population (2011)
Violent Crime (2012)
Property Crime (2012)
Violent + Property Crime (2012)
Cary, NC 136,949 66 965 1,031
Charlotte, NC 789,478 2,565 15,519 18,084
Durham, NC 231,225 799 5,067 5,866
Raleigh, NC 409,014 821 6,771 7,592
Winston-Salem, NC 232,529 828 6,751 7,579
Atlanta, GA 425,533 2,984 13,670 16,654
Charleston, SC 121,481 177 1,736 1,913
Knoxville, TN 180,488 928 6,062 6,990
Nashville, TN 612,789 3,715 12,568 16,283
Austin, TX 807,022 1,737 21,676 23,413
El Paso, TX 662,780 1,390 7,795 9,185
Arlington, TX 373,128 1,002 7,566 8,568
Norfolk, VA 245,704 572 5,052 5,624
Richmond, VA 206,654 575 4,289 4,864

Source: www.fbi.gov

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Wake Forest among top 10 fastest growing cities in NC!

July 11, 2016

Wake Forest is one of the top 10 cities in NC with the largest population increases between 2010 and 2015.  The 10 cities with the largest population increases between 2010 and 2015 contain 25% of the state’s total population but make up half of the total population growth over the five-year period. 

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