New Bern, North Carolina

Is New Bern, North Carolina a safe place to live?

Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 69.8 to New Bern, North Carolina (with 100 being the best). This score helps find the safest places to live in America. When determining if New Bern, North Carolina is a safe place to live, we analyze factors including air quality, water quality, crime rates, natural disaster frequency, substance abuse rates, cancer instances, and more.

Crime rates in New Bern, North Carolina

  • Crime rateshigh
  • Arson crimeslow
  • Vandalismhigh

In New Bern, North Carolina, violent crime rates are considered to be highAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States according to our research. Arson crimes are lowAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest and property crimes, including vandalism rank highAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest.

Environmental Hazards New Bern, North Carolina

  • Cancer instancesmoderate
  • Substance abuselow

In New Bern, North Carolina, cancer instances are considered to be moderateAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States according to our research. Substance abuse in New Bern, North Carolina is lowAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States according to our research.

Natural Disasters in New Bern, North Carolina

  • Earthquakes
    in New Bern are unlikely
  • Hurracanes
    in New Bern are high risk
  • Severe Storms
    in New Bern are high risk
  • Tornados
    in New Bern are possible
  • Volcanos
    in New Bern are unlikely
  • Wildfires
    in New Bern are very low

Smoking Laws in New Bern, North Carolina

Smoking is Prohibited both in New Bern. Smoking inside of workplaces in New Bern is Allowed. The use of e-cigarettes is banned. In New Bern, North Carolina marijuana use is not legal.

Air & Water Quality in New Bern, North Carolina

Air quality
100.0% of the time
Water quality
100 out of 100

New Bern, North Carolina has good air quality 100.0% of the time or 365 days per year. The water quality index calculated by Dwellics team in New Bern is 100 out of 100 (100 being the best) based on the number of acute health-based violations for every water utility in the last 5 years.

Pros and Cons of living in New Bern, North Carolina in reviews from users in their own words:

ProsCons
  • "no traffic, community"
  • "Too expensive Bad storms"
  • "not enough things to do, not enough jobs"