Reported Annual Crime In Roanoke Rapids

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRoanoke Rapids/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,153n/a (estimate)7,5493,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRoanoke Rapids/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a13.16.75.3
Rape9n/a58.928.140.4
Robbery25n/a163.792.0102.8
Assault72n/a471.4245.5248.5
Violent crime108n/a (estimate)707372386
Burglary265n/a1,735.1710.4468.9
Theft747n/a4,891.01,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft33n/a216.1150.8236.9
Property crime1,045n/a (estimate)6,8422,7382,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Roanoke Rapids, NC. All reported Roanoke Rapids, NC crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Roanoke Rapids, NC overall crime rate is 143% higher than in comparison to the North Carolina average; and is also 166% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Roanoke Rapids, NC, the rate is 90% higher than compared to the North Carolina average, and 83% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Roanoke Rapids, NC comes in at 150% higher than to the average seen in North Carolina, and 179% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Garysburg, NC1,1012041,5031,707
South Rosemary, NC2,8982121,5641,776
Gasburg, VA4501961,6691,864
Jackson, NC5834413,2493,691
Halifax, NC2794713,4673,938
Littleton, NC5575233,8504,373
Seaboard, NC7565454,0114,556
Roanoke Rapids, NC15,6537076,8427,549

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Roanoke Rapids is 166% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.68 daily crimes that occur in Roanoke Rapids.
  • Roanoke Rapids is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Roanoke Rapids you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Roanoke Rapids has increased by 97%.

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Daily Crime In Roanoke Rapids (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Roanoke Rapids, NC per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for North Carolina and on a national level. In Roanoke Rapids, NC the total number of daily crimes is 2.43 times more than the North Carolina average and 2.66 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Roanoke Rapids, NC is 1.90 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.83 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Roanoke Rapids, NC has a daily crime rate that is 2.50 times more than the North Carolina average and 2.79 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Roanoke Rapids (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Roanoke Rapids, NC area in comparison to other North Carolina communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Roanoke Rapids, NC being safer than 37% of cities in North Carolina and 23% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking North Carolina cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Roanoke Rapids, NC. In conclusion, Roanoke Rapids, NC now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Roanoke Rapids

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Roanoke Rapids is 1 in 142
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Roanoke Rapids is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Roanoke Rapids is 1 in 14
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Roanoke Rapids, NC? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Roanoke Rapids, NC, you have a 1 in 142 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 15. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Roanoke Rapids, NC is 1 in 14.

Year Over Year Crime In Roanoke Rapids (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Roanoke Rapids, NC is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Roanoke Rapids, NC has increased by 65%, the amount of property crime in Roanoke Rapids, NC has increased by 101%, and the total amount of crime in Roanoke Rapids, NC has increased by 97% year to year.

Roanoke Rapids police department

ItemRoanoke RapidsNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4314,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.74.83.3
There are a total of 43 Roanoke Rapids police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.9% less than the North Carolina average and 16.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in North Carolina

StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
North Carolina21,070256222
There are a total of 21,070 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 256 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 15% greater than the national average.

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Kaukauna, WI15,64988785873
Apollo Beach, FL15,6482911,8192,110
Brunswick, GA15,6481,0064,7525,758
Sarasota Springs, FL15,6594472,7933,239
New Territory, TX15,6401771,1261,303
Roanoke Rapids, NC15,6537076,8427,549
Source: The Roanoke Rapids, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.