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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 21%
Property crime 7%
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 peopleRockford/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,345 (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)302 (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)2,043 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Rockford crime rates are 9% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rockford are 21% lower than the national average
  • In Rockford you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rockford is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rockford has decreased by 18%

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

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      Daily Crime In Rockford (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rockford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rockford is 1 in 332
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rockford is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rockford is 1 in 43

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

      Rockford police department

      ItemRockfordIowaNational
      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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      Rockwell, IA1,100100679779
      Nora Springs, IA1,567106718824
      Greene, IA1,115106719825
      Sheffield, IA1,283110744854
      Rock Falls, IA1502811,9012,182
      Plymouth, IA3442972,0072,304
      Charles City, IA7,4961892,1412,330
      Rockford, IA7603022,0432,345

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Monroe, IN7604612,6273,088
      Lawndale, NC7605553,6634,219
      Harrodsburg, IN7604492,5643,013
      Andersonville, OH7602662,0702,336
      Drayton, ND7603422,4852,827
      Rockford, IA7603022,0432,345
      Source: The Rockford, 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.