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Total crime 1%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 12%
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 peopleRockton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime193n/a (estimate)2,5932,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape3n/a40.346.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault6n/a80.6239.7246.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)121404381
Burglary9n/a120.9306.7376.0
Theft173n/a2,324.31,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a26.9153.8228.9
Property crime184n/a (estimate)2,4721,9332,200

Key findings

  • Rockton crime rates are 1% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rockton are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Rockton you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rockton is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rockton has increased by 59%

Rockton crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Rockton (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Rockton, IL per 100,000 people. In Rockton, the total number of daily crimes is 1.11 times more than the Illinois average and 1.01 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Rockton is 3.34 times less than the Illinois average and 3.15 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Rockton has a daily crime rate that is 1.28 times more than the Illinois average and 1.12 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Rockton (higher is better)

      Is Rockton safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Rockton to other cities in the state and across the country, Rockton is 30% safer than other cities of Illinois and 46% safer than other cities in the nation. Rockton has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rockton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rockton is 1 in 827
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rockton is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rockton is 1 in 39
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Rockton? In Rockton, IL you have a 1 in 827 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rockton.

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

      A good indicator of whether Rockton is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Rockton has increased by 81%, while the property crime rate in Rockton has increased by 58% year over year. The number of total crimes in Rockton has increased by 59% year over year.

      Rockton police department

      ItemRocktonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1630,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
      There are a total of 16 Rockton police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.1% less than the Illinois average and 35.7% 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
      Timberlane, IL1,02387416503
      Orfordville, WI1,311123649772
      Roscoe, IL10,66696889984
      Clinton, WI2,2060989989
      Durand, IL1,3151758391,015
      Pecatonica, IL2,3151979431,140
      Winnebago, IL3,0081011,0431,144
      Rockton, IL7,5961212,4722,593

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sanger, TX7,595319414733
      Fairfax, CA7,598791,5221,601
      Yreka, CA7,5984892,9183,407
      Selah, WA7,5991012,4712,572
      Holly Springs, MS7,5912812,8903,172
      Rockton, IL7,5961212,4722,593
      Source: The Rockton, 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.