Reported Annual Crime In Rock Falls

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRock Falls/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime118n/a (estimate)1,3222,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRock Falls/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape1n/a11.243.441.7
Robbery2n/a22.4137.298.0
Assault15n/a168.0250.4248.9
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)202439383
Burglary32n/a358.5339.5430.4
Theft66n/a739.31,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a22.4163.1237.4
Property crime100n/a (estimate)1,1202,0112,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Rock Falls, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Rock Falls, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Rock Falls, IL averages 46% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 52% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Rock Falls, IL is 54% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 47% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 44% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 53% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Rock Falls, IL area.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Rock Falls crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rock Falls is 52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.62 daily crimes that occur in Rock Falls.
  • Rock Falls is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rock Falls you have a 1 in 76 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rock Falls has decreased by 28%.

Compare Rock Falls, IL Crime To Other Cities

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

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Rock Falls, IL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Rock Falls, IL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois state wide, are 1.85 times less than the state average and 2.08 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Rock Falls, IL on a daily bases are 2.18 times less than than Illinois average and 1.90 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Rock Falls, IL are 1.80 times less than the daily state average and 2.11 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Rock Falls (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Illinois and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Rock Falls, IL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Rock Falls, IL has been ranked safer than 45% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Rock Falls, IL is safer than 62% 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, IL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Rock Falls, IL 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 496
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rock Falls is 1 in 90
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rock Falls is 1 in 76
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Rock Falls, IL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Rock Falls, IL, you have a 1 in 496 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 90. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Rock Falls, IL is 1 in 76.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Rock Falls, IL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Rock Falls, IL has decreased by 30% and the rate of property crime in Rock Falls, IL has decreased by 28%. The total crime rate in Rock Falls, IL has decreased by 28% 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
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
Prophetstown, IL2,093000
Walnut, IL1,6010377377
Milledgeville, IL1,052310413723
Polo, IL2,1312261,7661,992
Grand Detour, IL4893821,7502,132
Dixon, IL14,8021862,1072,293
Morrison, IL3,9922442,4932,737
Rock Falls, IL9,1042021,1201,322

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Baltimore, VA9,09779681760
Grinnell, IA9,1128202,5053,326
Rawlins, WY9,1142982,0222,320
Frankfort Square, IL9,1163261,4941,820
Triangle, VA9,0921271,0971,224
Rock Falls, IL9,1042021,1201,322
Source: The Rock Falls, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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