Roxboro, NC
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Roxboro, NC crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate of 62 per one thousand residents, Roxboro has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 16. Within North Carolina, more than 94% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Roxboro.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 8,334, Roxboro has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Roxboro does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Roxboro.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Roxboro does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Roxboro.

For Roxboro, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Roxboro is one in 154.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Roxboro is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Roxboro, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 18, which is a rate of 56 per one thousand population.

Roxboro Crime Data

 

Crime Index

3

(100 is safest)


Safer than 3% of U.S. Cities

Roxboro Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

54

463

517

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.48

55.56

62.04

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Roxboro 6.48
North Carolina 3.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 154

in Roxboro

1 in 288

in North Carolina

Roxboro VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,334
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 * 11 40
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.36 1.32 4.80
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Roxboro 55.56
North Carolina 27.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 18

in Roxboro

1 in 36

in North Carolina

Roxboro Property CRIMES

Population: 8,334
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 86 366 11
Rate per 1,000 10.32 43.92 1.32

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Roxboro Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Roxboro 80
North Carolina 27