Reported Annual Crime In Roanoke

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRoanoke/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,614 (estimate)3,4512,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRoanoke/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.24.9
Rapen/an/an/a42.038.6
Robberyn/an/an/a94.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a328.3237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)494 (estimate)472373
Burglaryn/an/an/a725.6491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,040.71,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a212.7220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,119 (estimate)2,9792,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Roanoke is 26% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.9 daily crimes that occur in Roanoke.
  • Roanoke is safer than 21% 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 increased by 55%.

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Daily Crime In Roanoke (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Roanoke

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Roanoke is 1 in 203
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Roanoke is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Roanoke is 1 in 28

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

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fredonia, AL3123462,1812,526
Penton, AL3165273,3253,852
Five Points, AL1465563,5084,064
Wedowee, AL8967503,7504,500
Wadley, AL8136664,2054,871
Roanoke, AL6,0134943,1193,614

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Flowery Branch, GA6,0121521,4621,615
Du Quoin, IL6,0122561,5531,809
Ulysses, KS6,010651,3811,446
Sharon, MA6,0100416416
Waupaca, WI6,0161333,3653,498
Roanoke, AL6,0134943,1193,614
Source: The Roanoke, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.