Reported Annual Crime In Rocky Mount

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRocky Mount/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime203n/a (estimate)4,2272,0622,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRocky Mount/100k peopleVirginia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.64.9
Rape2n/a41.627.938.6
Robbery3n/a62.553.0101.9
Assault6n/a124.9110.2237.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)229196373
Burglary9n/a187.4254.6491.4
Theft181n/a3,769.31,515.21,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a41.696.8220.2
Property crime192n/a (estimate)3,9981,8672,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Rocky Mount, VA. All reported Rocky Mount, VA 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 Rocky Mount, VA overall crime rate is 105% higher than in comparison to the Virginia average; and is also 48% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Rocky Mount, VA, the rate is 17% higher than compared to the Virginia average, and 39% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Rocky Mount, VA comes in at 114% higher than to the average seen in Virginia, and 61% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rocky Mount is 48% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.58 daily crimes that occur in Rocky Mount.
  • Rocky Mount is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rocky Mount you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rocky Mount has increased by 9%.

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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, VA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Virginia as well as those across America as a whole. The Rocky Mount, VA total amount of daily offenses is 2.05 times more than the Virginia average and 1.48 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Rocky Mount, VA is 1.17 times more than the Virginia average, and it is 1.63 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Rocky Mount, VA has a daily crime figure that is 2.14 times more than the Virginia average and 1.61 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Rocky Mount (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Rocky Mount, VA compared to every other city in Virginia as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Rocky Mount, VA ranks safer than 20% of every city located within Virginia along with 30% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Virginia and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Rocky Mount, VA. As a result, Rocky Mount, VA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

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 437
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rocky Mount is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rocky Mount is 1 in 24
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Rocky Mount, VA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Rocky Mount, VA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 437. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 26 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Rocky Mount, VA is 1 in 24.

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

The year over year crime rate for Rocky Mount, VA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Rocky Mount, VA 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 15% in Rocky Mount, VA, while property crimes in Rocky Mount, VA have increased by 10%. Crimes in total for Rocky Mount, VA have increased by 9% year over year.

Rocky Mount police department

ItemRocky MountVirginiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)238,827556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.73.23.3
There are a total of 23 Rocky Mount police officers. This results in 4.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.6% greater than the Virginia average and 44.5% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Virginia

StateTotal offendersVirginia /100KNational /100K
Virginia18,938258222
There are a total of 18,938 sex offenders in Virginia. This yields a total of 258 sex offenders in Virginia per 100,000 residents which is 16% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Shore, VA2,88131293323
Union Hall, VA1,32954511564
Westlake Corner, VA940999441,043
Henry Fork, VA1,1421059971,102
Ferrum, VA1,8881071,0141,121
Rocky Mount, VA4,7952293,9984,227

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Lake Sarasota, FL4,7952901,7642,053
Peppermill Village, MD4,7953821,9332,315
Miami Heights, OH4,7961231,0881,211
Edwardsville, PA4,7922901,6681,958
Columbia, KY4,79241893933
Rocky Mount, VA4,7952293,9984,227
Source: The Rocky Mount, VA 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.