Reported Annual Crime In Rock Springs

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRock Springs/100k peopleWyoming/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime584n/a (estimate)2,4022,1252,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRock Springs/100k peopleWyoming/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.74.9
Rape31n/a127.529.538.6
Robbery2n/a8.210.1101.9
Assault53n/a218.0179.8237.8
Violent crime86n/a (estimate)354222373
Burglary62n/a255.0300.6491.4
Theft412n/a1,694.51,500.91,775.4
Vehicle theft24n/a98.7101.0220.2
Property crime498n/a (estimate)2,0481,9032,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Rock Springs, WY. These figures on reported criminal activity in Rock Springs, WY, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Rock Springs, WY is 13% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Wyoming, and when compared with the national average, is 16% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Rock Springs, WY has 59% higher than violent crime rate than Wyoming average, while remaining 5% lower than the national average. In property crime, Rock Springs, WY is 8% higher than the average of Wyoming and is 18% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rock Springs is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.58 daily crimes that occur in Rock Springs.
  • Rock Springs is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rock Springs you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rock Springs has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Rock Springs (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Rock Springs, WY per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Wyoming and on a national scale. In Rock Springs, WY the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.13 times more than the Wyoming average and 1.19 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Rock Springs, WY is 1.59 times more than the Wyoming average and 1.05 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Rock Springs, WY has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.08 times more than the Wyoming average and 1.21 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Rock Springs (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Rock Springs, WY compared to every other city in Wyoming as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Rock Springs, WY ranks safer than 24% of every city located within Wyoming along with 35% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Wyoming and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Rock Springs, WY. As a result, Rock Springs, WY is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rock Springs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rock Springs is 1 in 283
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rock Springs is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rock Springs is 1 in 42
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Rock Springs, WY? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Rock Springs, WY your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 283. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 49 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Rock Springs, WY is 1 in 42.

Year Over Year Crime In Rock Springs (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Rock Springs, WY 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 Rock Springs, WY has increased by 29%, the amount of property crime in Rock Springs, WY has decreased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Rock Springs, WY has decreased by 3% year to year.

Rock Springs police department

ItemRock SpringsWyomingNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)58987556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.23.3
There are a total of 58 Rock Springs police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.7% less than the Wyoming average and 24.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Wyoming

StateTotal offendersWyoming /100KNational /100K
Wyoming1,717302222
There are a total of 1,717 sex offenders in Wyoming. This yields a total of 302 sex offenders in Wyoming per 100,000 residents which is 36% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Rock Springs, WY2,23970598668
Clearview Acres, WY1,055103883986
Green River, WY12,6004571,1351,592
Superior, WY2092722,3342,606
Reliance, WY6503172,7153,032
Rock Springs, WY23,6843542,0482,402

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Plainfield, NJ23,6861121,5841,696
Kingston, NY23,7073022,8103,113
Loma Linda, CA23,6481133,0773,189
Romulus, MI23,7217743,1043,878
Rolling Meadows, IL23,64670884954
Rock Springs, WY23,6843542,0482,402
Source: The Rock Springs, WY 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.