Sunset Beach has a population of 3,754. During the past three years, Sunset Beach saw 271 arrests. For 2014, the Sunset Beach's arrest rate totaled 255.73 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 24.14% makes Sunset Beach lower than the national average of 337.10 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 1 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Sunset Beach also totaled 95 arrests for property crimes during 2014. When compared to Leland and Southport, Sunset Beach is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Sunset Beach had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2014, Sunset Beach averaged 1 violent crimes and 95 non-violent crimes.
The city of Sunset Beach experienced 10 violent crimes during 2007-2014. Of that total, 1 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 5, and the aggravated assault total was 4.