Rockford Illinois Overview, Crime Rates, and Arrest Statistics
Rockford is a city in the County of Winnebago, Illinois, in the United States of America. The city is on the banks of Rock River, and Rockford is also known as the Forest City. Outside the Chicago metropolitan area, Rockford is the largest city in Illinois. Incorporates in 1852 as a city, Rockford was the second leading manufacturer of furniture in the 20th century. It is noted for its cultural and historical significance and contributions to music.
The estimated population in Rockford, Illinois is 147,651 people according to the US census estimates. The annual growth rate of the population decreased from 1536,166 total population in 2010 to 147,65 in 2017. The population density was 2326 people per square kilometer. The average median age of the population in Rockford is 36. Years. The median age for males is 34.6 years and 38.6 years for a female.
Crime and Arrest Statistics
The crime rate in Rockford, Illinois, is 55 per one thousand residents. The possibilities of becoming a victim of crime here are one in 22. The crime rate has decreased by 70% from 2007 to 2012. The crimes that people are most likely to get convicted for in Rockford are Larceny-Theft, Property Crimes or Violent Crimes.
Here are the crime statistics in detail, from Rockford:
1. Aggravated Assault
The attempt to injure another person with clear intention and no value for human life has decreased in Rockford by 35% from 1,342 in 2007 to 880 in 2016. Chances of becoming a victim to this crime are 1.184%.
It is an unlawful act where one steals from another with an intent to gain monetary rewards. The crime rate in Rockford has decreased by 77% from 2,681 in 2007 to 640 in 2016. The chances of becoming a victim of this crime are 0.954%.
The act of unlawfully possessing an asset that belongs to another person is larceny-theft. In Rockford, Illinois the crime rate has decreased by 74% from 5,983 to 1,564 in 2007 and 2016 respectively. The chances of becoming a victim to this crime are 2.508%
4. Property crimes
It is an unlawful act of obtaining money, property or an asset through force, aggression or threats. The crime rate of Property crime in Rockford has decreased by 75% since 2007 from 9,324 to 2,397 in 2016. The chances of becoming a victim of this crime are 3.776%.
5. Violent Crimes
The rate of violent crimes in Rockford has decreased by 46% from 2,109 in 2007 to 1,149 in 2016. Chances of becoming a victim to violent crimes are 1.658%.
6. Sex Offenders
There are 524 registered sex offenders were living in Rockford, according to the research done by city-data as of December 25, 2018. The ratio of the number of residents to the number of sex offenders in this city is 281 to 1. The number of reported crimes in Rockford, Illinois is shown for comparison purposes, and each offense is displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people.
The statistics show that the overall crime rate in Rockford, Illinois is 110% higher than the Illinois average and 88% higher than the national average. Regarding the rate of violent crime in Rockford, your chances of becoming a victim to crimes such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder are one in 26. Concerning Property crimes in Rockford, there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime. The chances of becoming a victim to crimes such as motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary in Rockford is one in 318.