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Roanoke, Virginia, violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100, is 46. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 41.4.

Roanoke, Virginia, property crime, on a scale from 1 (low) to 100, is 60. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The US average is 43.5.

  CRIMERoanoke, VirginiaUnited States
  Violent Crime  46.231.1
  Property Crime  59.538.1


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This place needs to be kept a secret as long as po
We moved here about 3 years ago and absolutely love it. We try not to promote it too much because we're afraid what will happen if the secret gets out. There is an art... (read more)
Lived here 8 years
I posted about Roanoke on 1/15/07 and I'd like to update. (Side note: I actually live in Vinton, VA - to the east of Roanoke City- in Roanoke County.) My pros and... (read more)
Not much to do for young people
I've lived here 25 years and little has changed for the better. I am contemplating a move due to the lack of cultural and recreational activities, a dwindling education... (read more)
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Not a good place to work and live
Worked in my field in NYC for 15 years, have a Bachelor's degree and I cannot even get an interview for part-time low-level jobs in my field in Roanoke. I have applied... (read more)
Moving to Roanoke
My family is considering a move to Roanoke. We spent several days in the city earlier this month and found the city to be very friendly with lot of fun family... (read more)
Not a great place to live
I've lived in Roanoke for about seven years now and have found several things I like and don't like. First and foremost, the job market here is a joke, if one new... (read more)
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