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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRochester/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)n/a (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)n/a (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)n/a (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Rochester crime rates are equal to the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rochester are equal to the national average
  • In Rochester you have a chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rochester is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rochester has not changed

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

      Rochester police department

      ItemRochesterIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      West Branch, IA2,581211211423
      Lone Tree, IA1,48288592680
      Durant, IA2,03293626719
      Wilton, IA2,808102688790
      West Liberty, IA3,7371439671,110
      Tipton, IA3,2012808701,150
      Atalissa, IA3392972,0132,311
      Rochester, IA36n/an/an/a

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      St. Vincent, MN362832,5632,846
      Woodworth, ND364333,1453,578
      Ellston, IA363582,4222,779
      Mount Sterling, IA362171,4681,685
      Ludden, ND363172,3032,621
      Rochester, IA36n/an/an/a
      Source: The Rochester, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.