Rocky Mount, VA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
288
Total Crimes
6,070.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
145.12%
Above National Average
145 out of 147
In Virginia
9,567 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Rocky Mount, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Rocky Mount is 6,070.8 per 100,000 people. That's 145.12% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 228.03% higher than the Virginia total crime rate of 1,850.7 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Rocky Mount SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
6
Education
6
Commute
8.5

How Does Rocky Mount Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Rocky Mount
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 288 6,070.8 1,850.7 2,476.7
Murder 2 42.2 5.0 5.0
Robbery 3 63.2 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 6 126.5 128.7 250.2
Violent Crime 20 421.6 208.0 366.7
Burglary 10 210.8 162.8 340.5
Larceny 248 5,227.7 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 10 210.8 120.3 219.9
Property Crime 268 5,649.2 1,642.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Rocky Mount

20.0
Violent Crimes
421.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
14.97%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 237.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Rocky Mount each year. That compares to a 1 in 480.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Rocky Mount is 421.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 14.97% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 102.70% higher than the Virginia violent crime rate of 208.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Rocky Mount

268.0
Property Crimes
5,649.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
167.75%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 17.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Rocky Mount each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Rocky Mount is 5,649.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 167.75% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 243.90% higher than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,642.7 per 100,000 people.

Rocky Mount Crime Compared To Virginia Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Virginia.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Rocky Mount

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Roanoke, VA 99,752 4,788 4,799.9 4,412.9 387.0
Lynchburg, VA 82,512 2,118 2,566.9 2,183.9 383.0
Blacksburg, VA 44,948 325 723.1 611.8 111.2
Salem, VA 25,590 582 2,274.3 2,184.4 89.9
Christiansburg, VA 22,700 497 2,189.4 2,052.9 136.6
Radford, VA 18,487 224 1,211.7 968.2 243.4
Vinton, VA 8,110 221 2,725.0 2,392.1 332.9
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