Reported Annual Crime In Rockingham

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRockingham/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime840n/a (estimate)9,1223,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRockingham/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape7n/a76.026.738.6
Robbery22n/a238.987.9101.9
Assault24n/a260.6227.3237.8
Violent crime53n/a (estimate)576347373
Burglary170n/a1,846.0745.2491.4
Theft607n/a6,591.41,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a108.6133.8220.2
Property crime787n/a (estimate)8,5462,7502,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Rockingham, NC. All reported Rockingham, 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 Rockingham, NC overall crime rate is 195% higher than in comparison to the North Carolina average; and is also 219% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Rockingham, NC, the rate is 66% higher than compared to the North Carolina average, and 54% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Rockingham, NC comes in at 211% higher than to the average seen in North Carolina, and 244% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rockingham is 219% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 24.99 daily crimes that occur in Rockingham.
  • Rockingham is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rockingham you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rockingham has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Rockingham (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Rockingham, 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 Rockingham, NC the total number of daily crimes is 2.95 times more than the North Carolina average and 3.19 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Rockingham, NC is 1.66 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.54 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Rockingham, NC has a daily crime rate that is 3.11 times more than the North Carolina average and 3.44 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Rockingham (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Rockingham, NC in comparison to other notable cities in the state of North Carolina as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Rockingham, NC to other cities in the state and across the country, Rockingham, NC is 10% safer than other cities of North Carolina and 8% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in North Carolina cities and all around the United States, Rockingham, NC has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Rockingham, NC crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rockingham

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rockingham is 1 in 174
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rockingham is 1 in 12
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rockingham is 1 in 11
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Rockingham, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Rockingham, NC you have a 1 in 174 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 12 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rockingham, NC.

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

Determining whether Rockingham, NC 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. Rockingham, NC has increased by 76% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 12% year over year. Total crimes for Rockingham, NC has decreased by 10% in the same time frame.

Rockingham police department

ItemRockinghamNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3714,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.84.83.3
There are a total of 37 Rockingham police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.7% less than the North Carolina average and 17.4% greater 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cordova, NC1,7481701,3501,521
Ellerbe, NC1,5541901,5061,696
East Rockingham, NC4,0693502,7733,122
Lilesville, NC5405013,9724,474
Gibson, NC5445094,0334,542
Rockingham, NC9,4445768,5469,122

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Montecito, CA9,4441499191,068
Norwalk, IA9,4441091,5681,677
Buda, TX9,443552,7282,783
Bethalto, IL9,4431601,2301,391
Willoughby Hills, OH9,4461141,0101,124
Rockingham, NC9,4445768,5469,122
Source: The Rockingham, NC 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.