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Total crime 42%
Violent crime 36%
Property crime 43%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRochelle/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime131n/a (estimate)1,4482,2532,489
Murder1n/a11.16.65.0
Rape11n/a121.648.042.6
Robbery3n/a33.298.481.6
Assault7n/a77.4254.0250.2
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)243407379
Burglary20n/a221.0271.7340.5
Theft84n/a928.41,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft5n/a55.3148.2219.9
Property crime109n/a (estimate)1,2051,8472,110

Key findings

  • Rochelle crime rates are 42% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rochelle are 36% lower than the national average
  • In Rochelle you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rochelle is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rochelle has decreased by 47%

Rochelle crime map

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The Rochelle crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Rochelle as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Rochelle crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Rochelle (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Rochelle, per 100,000 residents. In Rochelle, the total number of daily crimes is 1.56 times less than the Illinois average and 1.72 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Rochelle are 1.67 times less than the Illinois average and 1.56 times less than the national average. For property crime, Rochelle has a daily crime rate that is 1.53 times less than the Illinois average and 1.75 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Rochelle (higher is better)

      How safe is Rochelle, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Rochelle is safer than 36% of the cities in Illinois and 51% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Rochelle. Overall, Rochelle is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rochelle

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rochelle is 1 in 412
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rochelle is 1 in 84
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rochelle is 1 in 70
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Rochelle? In Rochelle, you have a 1 in 412 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 84. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Rochelle, IL is 1 in 70.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Rochelle is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Rochelle has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 48% in Rochelle, while property crimes in Rochelle have decreased by 46%. Total crime has decreased by 47% year over year.

      Rochelle police department

      ItemRochelleIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2830,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Malta, IL1,0410173173
      Byron, IL3,64784837921
      Stillman Valley, IL1,075172779951
      Amboy, IL2,5192617391,000
      Kirkland, IL1,6621818211,003
      Ashton, IL1,0081878491,036
      Hillcrest, IL1,2581888531,041
      Rochelle, IL9,3852431,2051,448

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Albany, OH9,384359881,024
      Decatur, IN9,3843922,0812,473
      Rockcreek, OR9,3841611,5441,705
      Tomah, WI9,3802762,0312,307
      Clarksville, AR9,3912962,4462,741
      Rochelle, IL9,3852431,2051,448
      Source: The Rochelle, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.