Charlotte, NC Analytics

October recorded 6,202 crime incidents.

September recorded 6,157 crime incidents.

August recorded 6,221 crime incidents.


Crime Types

  • Theft: 8,608
  • Assault: 3,824
  • Other: 2,564
  • Vandalism: 1,309
  • Burglary: 912
  • Arrest: 897
  • Robbery: 323
  • Shooting: 93
  • Arson: 50

Crime by Month

In the past three months, August had the most number of crimes in Charlotte, North Carolina.

August had about 1% more crime than September, with August producing 64 more crimes than September.

August had about 1% more crime than October, with August producing 19 more crimes than October.

Most Committed Crimes in Charlotte, North Carolina

Over the past three months, Theft was the most committed crime overall making up about 46% of crime in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The most committed violent crime was Assault, making up about 98% of violent crime in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The most committed property crime was Theft, making up about 90% of property crime in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Reported Shootings in Charlotte, North Carolina

We recorded 93 shootings over a three month period in Charlotte, North Carolina. That's an average of about 31 shootings per month. September saw the most shootings with 42, followed by October with 33 shootings, and August with 18 shootings.

Disclaimer: SpotCrime pulls from multiple sources including news reported incidents. A majority of the crime incidents are directly from local police agencies. Occasionally, there may be duplicate crimes. The status of the crime is subject to change.

We are not the FBI. These are not official FBI numbers.

Data is based on a radius around the center point of Charlotte. This may include crimes from adjacent agencies and agencies within the area.