Reported Annual Crime In Rock Island

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRock Island/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,193n/a (estimate)3,1332,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRock Island/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a7.97.85.3
Rape5n/a13.143.441.7
Robbery10n/a26.3137.298.0
Assault115n/a302.0250.4248.9
Violent crime133n/a (estimate)349439383
Burglary198n/a520.0339.5430.4
Theft754n/a1,980.11,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft108n/a283.6163.1237.4
Property crime1,060n/a (estimate)2,7842,0112,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Rock Island, IL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Rock Island, IL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Rock Island, IL crime rates are 28% higher than in comparison to the Illinois mean and are 14% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Rock Island, IL has a rate that is 20% lower than the Illinois average; compared to the United States, it is 9% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Rock Island, IL is 38% higher than its state's mean, and 18% higher than the country's average.
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The Rock Island crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Rock Island 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 Island crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rock Island is 14% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.58 daily crimes that occur in Rock Island.
  • Rock Island is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rock Island you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rock Island has increased by 12%.

Compare Rock Island, IL Crime To Other Cities

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

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Rock Island, IL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Illinois and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Rock Island, IL are 1.28 times more than the Illinois average and 1.14 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Rock Island, IL are 1.26 times less than than Illinois and 1.10 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Rock Island, IL are 1.38 times more than than Illinois and 1.18 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Rock Island (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Rock Island, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Rock Island, IL safer than 17% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 29% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Rock Island, IL. At this time, Rock Island, IL sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rock Island

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rock Island is 1 in 287
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rock Island is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rock Island is 1 in 32
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Rock Island, IL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Rock Island, IL, then there is a 1 in 287 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 36. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 32 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Rock Island, IL.

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

Determining whether Rock Island, IL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Rock Island, IL has decreased by 21% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 18% year over year. Total crimes for Rock Island, IL has increased by 12% in the same time frame.

Rock Island police department

ItemRock IslandIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11030,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.63.3
There are a total of 110 Rock Island police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.4% greater than the Illinois average and 13.3% 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
Orion, IL2,0130277277
Le Claire, IA3,931224499723
Princeton, IA1,10089642731
Walcott, IA1,45061671732
Coal Valley, IL3,825188591779
Port Byron, IL1,670147673820
Rapids City, IL1,095148676823
Rock Island, IL38,6473492,7843,133

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Muskogee, OK38,6051,2074,4795,686
Hurst, TX38,6902203,9104,131
Stanton, CA38,5943661,6742,040
South Miami Heights, FL38,7365383,3133,851
Kailua, HI38,5141201,3521,471
Rock Island, IL38,6473492,7843,133
Source: The Rock Island, 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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