Reported Annual Crime In Rocky Mount

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRocky Mount/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,126n/a (estimate)2,0313,1102,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRocky Mount/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a7.26.75.3
Rape12n/a21.628.140.4
Robbery116n/a209.392.0102.8
Assault303n/a546.6245.5248.5
Violent crime435n/a (estimate)785372386
Burglary593n/a1,069.8710.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,876.21,745.0
Vehicle theft98n/a176.8150.8236.9
Property crime691n/a (estimate)1,2472,7382,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Rocky Mount, NC is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 35% lower than the average of crimes committed in North Carolina. It is also 28% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Rocky Mount, NC shows a crime rate that is 111% higher than the North Carolina average. The crime rate is also 103% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Rocky Mount, NC is shown to be 54% lower than the North Carolina average and 49% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dortches, NC1,096111814925
Red Oak, NC3,440114838952
Elm City, NC1,7661811,3301,511
Pinetops, NC1,2771861,3721,558
Sharpsburg, NC1,9561871,3751,562
Princeville, NC2,3732161,5911,807
Nashville, NC5,4693312,4392,770
Rocky Mount, NC57,0717851,2472,031

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rocky Mount is 28% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.57 daily crimes that occur in Rocky Mount.
  • Rocky Mount is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rocky Mount you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rocky Mount has decreased by 59%.

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Daily Crime In Rocky Mount (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Rocky Mount, NC for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for North Carolina as well as those across America as a whole. The Rocky Mount, NC total amount of daily offenses is 1.53 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.40 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Rocky Mount, NC is 2.11 times more than the North Carolina average, and it is 2.03 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Rocky Mount, NC has a daily crime figure that is 2.20 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.97 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Rocky Mount (higher is better)

How safe is Rocky Mount, NC compared to other cities in North Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Rocky Mount, NC is safer than 27% of the cities in North Carolina and 12% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in North Carolina and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Rocky Mount, NC. Overall, Rocky Mount, NC is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rocky Mount

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rocky Mount is 1 in 128
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rocky Mount is 1 in 81
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rocky Mount is 1 in 50
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Rocky Mount, NC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Rocky Mount, NC you have a 1 in 128 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 81 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rocky Mount, NC.

Year Over Year Crime In Rocky Mount (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Rocky Mount, NC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Rocky Mount, NC has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 1% in Rocky Mount, NC, while property crimes in Rocky Mount, NC have decreased by 70%. Crimes in total for Rocky Mount, NC have decreased by 59% year over year.

Rocky Mount police department

ItemRocky MountNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)18814,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.24.83.3
There are a total of 188 Rocky Mount police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.1% less than the North Carolina average and 0.8% 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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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dearborn Heights, MI57,0633711,9342,304
Tinley Park, IL57,099841,3391,423
Tamiami, FL57,1234592,8683,327
Towson, MD57,1464912,3752,866
Auburn, AL56,9863291,7612,090
Rocky Mount, NC57,0717851,2472,031
Source: The Rocky Mount, 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.