Safest City in NC

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In the Village of Pinehurst, you will find a safe and secure environment:

  • Named the “#1 Safest City in North Carolina” in 2014 and 2017 and the #2 Safest City in North Carolina” for 2015 and 2016 by SafeWise. 
  • Named the Safest City in North Carolina in 2016 and 2017 by The National Council for Home Safety and Security.
  • 99% of Pinehurst residents rate their feeling of overall safety as good or excellent
  • Since 2002, the Pinehurst Fire Department has earned the Life Safety Achievement Award  each year for “Zero” fire deaths.
  • In 2016, the Pinehurst Fire Department achieved the prestigious Accredited Agency status, one of only 19 fire agencies in North Carolina and 220 worldwide.

With consistent crime rates below neighboring towns, the NC average, and the US average, you can be assured that your family and property are well protected in Pinehurst.

 Violent Crime Rates Graph 2018