Reported Annual Crime In Roanoke

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRoanoke/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime215n/a (estimate)3,5883,4802,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRoanoke/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.45.3
Rape4n/a66.739.440.4
Robbery10n/a166.996.4102.8
Assault27n/a450.5388.2248.5
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)684532386
Burglary30n/a500.6700.5468.9
Theft130n/a2,169.22,006.31,745.0
Vehicle theft14n/a233.6241.1236.9
Property crime174n/a (estimate)2,9032,9482,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Roanoke, AL. The total number of reported crimes in Roanoke, AL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Roanoke, AL crime rate is 3% higher than the Alabama average and is 26% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Roanoke, AL has a violent crime rate that is 29% higher than the Alabama average and 77% higher than the national average. For property crime, Roanoke, AL is 2% lower than the Alabama average and 18% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fredonia, AL3123892,1582,547
Penton, AL3165943,2903,884
Five Points, AL1466263,4724,098
Wadley, AL8137514,1614,912
Rock Mills, AL6338094,4855,294
Wedowee, AL8963725,2045,576
Roanoke, AL6,0136842,9033,588

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Roanoke is 26% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.83 daily crimes that occur in Roanoke.
  • Roanoke is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Roanoke you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Roanoke has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Roanoke (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Roanoke, AL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Alabama as well as those across America as a whole. The Roanoke, AL total amount of daily offenses is 1.03 times more than the Alabama average and 1.26 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Roanoke, AL is 1.29 times more than the Alabama average, and it is 1.77 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Roanoke, AL has a daily crime figure that is 1.02 times less than the Alabama average and 1.18 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Roanoke (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Roanoke, AL area in comparison to other Alabama communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Roanoke, AL being safer than 36% of cities in Alabama and 14% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Alabama cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Roanoke, AL. In conclusion, Roanoke, AL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Roanoke

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Roanoke is 1 in 147
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Roanoke is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Roanoke is 1 in 28
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Roanoke, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Roanoke, AL you have a 1 in 147 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Roanoke, AL.

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

Determining whether Roanoke, AL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Roanoke, AL has increased by 38% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 7% year over year. Total crimes for Roanoke, AL has decreased by 1% in the same time frame.

Roanoke police department

ItemRoanokeAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)279,968556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.54.13.3
There are a total of 27 Roanoke police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.6% greater than the Alabama average and 36.3% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Alabama

StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
Alabama11,372245222
There are a total of 11,372 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 245 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 10% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Flowery Branch, GA6,012872,2482,335
Du Quoin, IL6,0123041,0471,352
Ulysses, KS6,01066904970
Sharon, MA6,01077341418
Waupaca, WI6,0163503,5993,949
Roanoke, AL6,0136842,9033,588
Source: The Roanoke, AL 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.