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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 55%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRockford/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime69n/a (estimate)1,0822,0222,489
Murder0n/a0.05.65.0
Rape6n/a94.172.442.6
Robbery1n/a15.753.681.6
Assault2n/a31.4305.9250.2
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)141437379
Burglary5n/a78.4286.1340.5
Theft52n/a815.41,121.31,549.5
Vehicle theft3n/a47.0177.7219.9
Property crime60n/a (estimate)9411,5852,110

Key findings

  • Rockford crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rockford are 63% lower than the national average
  • In Rockford you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rockford is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rockford has increased by 4%

Rockford crime map

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      Daily Crime In Rockford (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Rockford on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Michigan and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Rockford (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Michigan, are 1.87 times less than the state average and 2.30 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Rockford on a daily basis are 3.10 times less than than Michigan average and 2.69 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Rockford are 1.68 times less than the daily state average and 2.24 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Rockford (higher is better)

      Is Rockford safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Michigan as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Rockford to other cities in the state and across the country, Rockford is 62% safer than other cities of Michigan and 68% safer than other cities in the nation. Rockford has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rockford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rockford is 1 in 709
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rockford is 1 in 107
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rockford is 1 in 93
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Rockford? If you reside in Rockford, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 709. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 107 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Rockford, is 1 in 93.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Rockford, MI is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Rockford has increased by 28%, while the property crime rate in Rockford has increased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Rockford has increased by 4% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Rockford police department

      ItemRockfordMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1110,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.13.3
      There are a total of 11 Rockford police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.9% less than the Michigan average and 41.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Michigan

      StateTotal offendersMichigan /100KNational /100K
      Michigan40,460414266
      There are a total of 40,460 sex offenders in Michigan. This yields a total of 414 sex offenders in Michigan per 100,000 residents which is 56% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      East Grand Rapids, MI11,29733822855
      Forest Hills, MI27,667189685873
      Kent City, MI1,186215778993
      Cedar Springs, MI3,6172699741,243
      Grant, MI8441121,4571,570
      Northview, MI15,3933901,4151,805
      Sparta, MI4,2801821,6401,822
      Rockford, MI6,0441419411,082

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hewlett, NY6,043165629794
      Raleigh Hills, OR6,04692888980
      Ada, OH6,04654436490
      McKees Rocks, PA6,0461,6874,7236,409
      Carolina Beach, NC6,0484512,9053,356
      Rockford, MI6,0441419411,082
      Source: The Rockford, MI 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.