Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in North Carolina

North Carolina has a population of 10,155,624. In the year 2020, 33 people were killed by police in North Carolina, that number decreased 5.71% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #23 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #32 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Blacks which represent 21.13 percent of the population followed by Hispanics at 9.22%. You are 5.13 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of North Carolina.

North Carolina

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 36
  • 24
  • 12
  • 0
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 10,155,624
Black Population 2,146,254
Black Population % 21.13%
White Population 6,433,039
White Population % 63.34%
Hispanic Population 935,950
Hispanic Population % 9.22%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 203
Blacks killed by police 77
Whites killed by police 103
Hispanics killed by police 9
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 377.6 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 439.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 14.0%
Most dangerous city N/A