Reported Annual Crime In Roanoke

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRoanoke/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,620 (estimate)3,4822,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRoanoke/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a41.641.7
Robberyn/an/an/a86.598.0
Assaultn/an/an/a387.8248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)545 (estimate)524383
Burglaryn/an/an/a645.7430.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,048.11,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a263.4237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,075 (estimate)2,9572,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Roanoke is 32% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.92 daily crimes that occur in Roanoke.
  • Roanoke is safer than 16% 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 not changed.

Compare Roanoke, AL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Roanoke (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Roanoke (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Roanoke

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Roanoke is 1 in 184
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)279,968558,732
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 36.9% 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, AL3925172,9193,437
Penton, AL1726213,5064,128
Five Points, AL1806333,5724,205
Wadley, AL8907494,2244,973
Wedowee, AL7429956,2197,214
Roanoke, AL5,9875453,0753,620

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wailua Homesteads, HI5,9871962,2092,405
Northville, MI5,986100803903
Walkersville, MD5,9893871,7212,108
Gas City, IN5,983693,0203,089
Pingree Grove, IL5,98350400450
Roanoke, AL5,9875453,0753,620
Source: The Roanoke, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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