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Total crime 56%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 54%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRock Falls/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime100n/a (estimate)1,1312,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape2n/a22.646.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault9n/a101.8239.7246.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)124404381
Burglary23n/a260.1306.7376.0
Theft61n/a689.71,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a56.5153.8228.9
Property crime89n/a (estimate)1,0061,9332,200

Key findings

  • Rock Falls crime rates are 56% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rock Falls are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Rock Falls you have a 1 in 89 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rock Falls is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rock Falls has decreased by 14%

Rock Falls crime map

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The Rock Falls crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Rock Falls 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 Rock Falls crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Rock Falls on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Rock Falls (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 2.07 times less than the state average and 2.28 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Rock Falls on a daily basis are 3.25 times less than than Illinois average and 3.06 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Rock Falls are 1.92 times less than the daily state average and 2.19 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Rock Falls (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is Rock Falls safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Rock Falls is safer than 55% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Rock Falls is safer than 72% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Rock Falls. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Rock Falls is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      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 805
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rock Falls is 1 in 100
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rock Falls is 1 in 89
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Rock Falls? In Rock Falls, you have a 1 in 805 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 100. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Rock Falls, IL is 1 in 89.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Rock Falls is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Rock Falls has decreased by 39% and the rate of property crime in Rock Falls has decreased by 10%. The total crime rate in Rock Falls has decreased by 14% year to year.

      Rock Falls police department

      ItemRock FallsIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2630,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.63.3
      There are a total of 26 Rock Falls police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.1% greater than the Illinois average and 13.6% less than the National average.

      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
      Prophetstown, IL2,09305151
      Walnut, IL1,6010302302
      Milledgeville, IL1,0521049401,045
      Polo, IL2,1312211,0581,280
      Dixon, IL14,8022121,4671,679
      Morrison, IL3,9922471,5051,751
      Grand Detour, IL4893521,6822,034
      Rock Falls, IL9,1041241,0061,131

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Baltimore, VA9,09776633709
      Grinnell, IA9,1128202,5053,326
      Rawlins, WY9,1144201,9422,362
      Triangle, VA9,0921221,0191,141
      Frankfort Square, IL9,1163001,4361,736
      Rock Falls, IL9,1041241,0061,131
      Source: The Rock Falls, IL 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.