Reported Annual Crime In Rockford

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRockford/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8,205n/a (estimate)5,5372,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRockford/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder19n/a12.85.84.9
Rape148n/a99.937.538.6
Robbery504n/a340.1115.9101.9
Assault1,678n/a1,132.4224.6237.8
Violent crime2,349n/a (estimate)1,585384373
Burglary1,440n/a971.8361.1491.4
Theft3,928n/a2,650.91,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft488n/a329.3137.3220.2
Property crime5,856n/a (estimate)3,9521,9892,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Rockford, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Rockford, IL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Rockford, IL crime rate is 133% higher than the Illinois average and is 94% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Rockford, IL has a violent crime rate that is 313% higher than the Illinois average and 325% higher than the national average. For property crime, Rockford, IL is 99% higher than the Illinois average and 59% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rockford is 94% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.17 daily crimes that occur in Rockford.
  • Rockford is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rockford you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rockford has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Rockford (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Rockford, IL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national scale. In Rockford, IL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.33 times more than the Illinois average and 1.94 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Rockford, IL is 4.13 times more than the Illinois average and 4.25 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Rockford, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.99 times more than the Illinois average and 1.59 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Rockford (higher is better)

How safe is Rockford, IL compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Rockford, IL is safer than 2% of the cities in Illinois and 4% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Rockford, IL. Overall, Rockford, IL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rockford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rockford is 1 in 64
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rockford is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rockford is 1 in 19
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Rockford, IL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Rockford, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 64. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 26 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Rockford, IL is 1 in 19.

Year Over Year Crime In Rockford (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Rockford, IL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Rockford, IL has increased by 28%, while the property crime rate in Rockford, IL has decreased by 8% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Rockford, IL has not changed with regards to total crimes year over year.

Rockford police department

ItemRockfordIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)30130,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
There are a total of 301 Rockford police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.3% less than the Illinois average and 39.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Timberlane, IL1,05264331395
Kirkland, IL1,791115401516
Byron, IL3,69427796823
Pecatonica, IL2,265236754989
Durand, IL1,2031678641,031
Rockford, IL151,2901,5853,9525,537

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Hayward, CA149,5963542,8533,206
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Rockford, IL151,2901,5853,9525,537
Source: The Rockford, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.