When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Sterling, IL. All reported Sterling, IL crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Sterling, IL overall crime rate is 48% higher than in comparison to the Illinois average; and is also 29% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Sterling, IL, the rate is 40% lower than compared to the Illinois average, and 33% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Sterling, IL comes in at 66% higher than to the average seen in Illinois, and 39% higher than the overall national average.