Wilmington, North Carolina

Wilmington had a population of 102,649 in 2010 and the community’s overall crime rates decreased from 2009 to 2010. The largest reduction Wilmington saw were in their aggravated assault incidents dropping from 454 in 2009 to 390 occurrences in 2010. Alongside this 14% decline was reductions in violent crimes and burglary crimes both falling 11% in the year’s comparison.  Source: FBI Uniform Crime Reports