With nearly the same population, Rocky Mount has nearly double the number of homicides of Wilson

Rocky Mount has nearly double the homicide rate of Wilson NC.

Wilson and Rocky Mount have nearly the same amount of people residing in the city.

However, Rocky Mount has nearly double the homicide rate than Wilson over the last 12 years.


From 2009-2020 Wilson has had 61 homicides compared to Rocky Mount's 117 homicides.


According to Google population search

WILSON NC POPULATION 49,415

ROCKY MOUNT NC POPULATION 53,524


Wilson had 7 homicides in 2020 and Wilson Police Department has a 100% clearance rate after solving all the 2020 homicides.


Rocky Mount had 11 homicides in 2020 with 4 of them still unsolved.

That is a clearance rate of 64%.

HOMICIDES HOMICIDES

WILSON NC ROCKY MOUNT NC

2009: 1 2009: 7 2010: 4 2010: 11 2011: 7 2011: 12 2012: 5 2012: 8 2013: 6 2013: 4 2014: 4 2014: 9 2015: 5 2015: 11 2016: 7 2016: 4 2017: 8 2017: 11 2018: 5 2018: 11 2019: 2 2019: 18 2020: 7 2020: 11

TOTAL 61 TOTAL 117


Since 1982 Rocky Mount has had 315 homicides

There are 64 unsolved homicides are still unsolved.

That is 20.31% of all homicides still open or 79.69% clearance rate.


If you have information on ANY unsolved homicide contact Fighting Crime at 252-406-6736.


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