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Juvenile Delinquency in Dare, NC

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Dare County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in North Carolina often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 77 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Dare County. Of that total, 74% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 57 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Dare County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Dare County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,895
Dependency87
Status432

Government of Dare County, NC

County Seat: Manteo
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1870
Total Square Miles: 1,563
2019 Population: 36,099
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: PO BOX 1000
County Courthouse
Manteo , NC 27954-1000
https://www.darenc.com/

Dare County, NC Courts