Why does this NC county see so many robberies?

Jul 11 2014

You are 45 times more likely to experience an armed robbery in Cumberland County than in Forsyth County.

Cumberland and Forsyth Counties, North Carolina, are comparable in physical size (652 v. 408 square miles), population (325,871 v. 361,220), and median income ($45,413 v. $45,809). Each is home to at least one fairly urban center – Fayetteville in Cumberland, Winston-Salem in Forsyth.

However, per capita, there were 45.29 times MORE armed robberies in Cumberland County than in Forsyth in 2013.

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Forsyth County Courthouse

Cumberland County Courthouse

Cumberland County Courthouse


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