Rock Springs, WY crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in Rock Springs is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 16 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Rock Springs is 1 in 64. Based on FBI crime data, Rock Springs is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Wyoming, Rock Springs has a crime rate that is higher than 70% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Rock Springs has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Rock Springs is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Rock Springs 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 Rock Springs.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Rock Springs's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Rock Springs is one in 515.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Rock Springs's rate for property crime is 14 per one thousand population. This makes Rock Springs a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Rock Springs is one in 73.

Rock Springs Crime Data

 

Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

Rock Springs Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

44

309

353

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.94

13.64

15.58

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.94
2.17
National Median: 4
    Rock Springs
    Wyoming

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 515

in Rock Springs

1 in 460

in Wyoming

Rock Springs VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 22,653
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 14 1 29
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.62 0.04 1.28

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
13.64
15.71
National Median: 21
    Rock Springs
    Wyoming

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 73

in Rock Springs

1 in 64

in Wyoming

Rock Springs Property CRIMES

Population: 22,653
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 36 259 14
Rate per 1,000 1.59 11.43 0.62

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Rock Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
18
19
National Median: 28.3
    Rock Springs
    Wyoming

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