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Phyxius1 Dec 28, 1:33 p.m.
I`m sure those are 2010-2011 numbers and from what source? My cynical post was to show that people think Raleigh is crime free when its not. It has been hitting the headlines with stabbing and shootings at a rate just as high as or higher than Durham lately.
Nation median of crime rate per sq mile is 39.3
Durham is 45
Raleigh is 60
Your more likely to be a victim of crime in Wake/Raleigh than in Durham according to these stats on Neighborhood Scout for 2011
I stay out of Raleigh since my family and friends have been victims of crime 4 times there( one via gunpoint) vs 0 for Durham...I spend all week in Durham to boot. Never seen or been a victim of crime there in 23yrs.
Paul M Dec 28, 12:41 p.m.
How can a post be to similar if it was never posted ? wrals people need to think
Vincent Vega Dec 28, 12:21 p.m.
Wake County (includes Cary, Raleigh and other towns): 2,836.6 crimes per 100,000 people
Durham County: 5,582.5 crimes per 100,000 people
While both cities had about the same number of violent crimes (R) 1739 to (D) 1725, Durham had 10 more murders than Raleigh, also take into account the population of Raleigh at 416K and Durham at 233K
gingerlynn Dec 28, 9:39 a.m.
Phyxius I was going to make the exact same comment!
Phyxius1 Dec 28, 9:09 a.m.
Another shooting in Raleigh? There is no way as this "only" happens in Durham from reading posts on here. Hope the person will recover from their injuries and I hope they catch the shooter..
Published: 2008-01-11 14:37:00
Updated: 2010-06-21 13:53:03