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Total crime 10%
Violent crime 21%
Property crime 8%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRock Falls/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,249 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)300 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,949 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Rock Falls crime rates are 10% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rock Falls are 21% lower than the national average
  • In Rock Falls you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rock Falls is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rock Falls has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Rock Falls (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rock Falls

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rock Falls is 1 in 334
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rock Falls is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rock Falls is 1 in 45

      Year Over Year Crime In Rock Falls (per 100,000 people)

      Rock Falls police department

      ItemRock FallsIowaNational
      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.

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      Osage, IA3,631113198311
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      Nora Springs, IA1,567113736849
      Manly, IA1,551125809934
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      Plymouth, IA3443172,0572,374
      Hanlontown, IA2113222,0892,411
      Rock Falls, IA1503001,9492,249

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      Alexander, IA1504102,6633,073
      Bearcreek, MT1504902,6533,143
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      Sedgwick, CO1505994,0774,676
      Rock Falls, IA1503001,9492,249
      Source: The Rock Falls, IA 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.