Index crimes used to calculate the crime rate:
Violent crime: Murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault.
Property crime: Burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft, and arson.
Crime Rate = Crimes per 100,000 persons
Ten Year Trends are from 1997 to 2006.
Data Availability Issues: Data for Hyde and Pamlico counties are from 2005 rather than 2006. Data for Mitchell County are from 1998 rather than 1997.