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Crime rate in Rock Island, Illinois (IL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Rock Island, IL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Rock Island, IL

The 2018 crime rate in Rock Island, IL is 197 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 67.3% U.S. cities. The 2018 Rock Island crime rate fell by 15% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1 - a decrease of 2 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Rock Island has seen decline of violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Rock Island, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Rock Island:

197.4
Milan:

169.4
Moline:

290.8
Davenport:

497.9
Bettendorf:

127.2
Coal Valley:

198.8
East Moline:

266.3
Buffalo:

123.4
Silvis:

225.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Rock Island by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(5.2)
6
(15.5)
2
(5.2)
5
(13.1)
1
(2.6)
3
(8.0)
2
(5.1)
4
(10.2)
5
(12.9)
1
(2.6)
2
(5.2)
4
(10.4)
3
(7.9)
1
(2.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
40
(103.1)
23
(59.4)
25
(65.0)
33
(86.3)
30
(78.7)
21
(55.9)
14
(35.8)
6
(15.4)
2
(5.1)
14
(36.0)
3
(7.8)
6
(15.6)
5
(13.1)
3
(7.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
75
(193.3)
82
(211.9)
88
(228.9)
82
(214.4)
81
(212.4)
204
(543.5)
222
(567.3)
39
(99.9)
32
(82.3)
22
(56.6)
22
(57.1)
23
(59.7)
10
(26.3)
19
(50.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
258
(664.8)
268
(692.5)
326
(848.0)
309
(808.0)
282
(739.4)
46
(122.6)
52
(132.9)
173
(443.2)
161
(414.0)
120
(308.9)
143
(370.9)
125
(324.3)
115
(302.0)
76
(200.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
480
(1,237)
417
(1,077)
473
(1,230)
493
(1,289)
388
(1,017)
330
(879.2)
256
(654.1)
217
(555.9)
227
(583.7)
157
(404.2)
168
(435.8)
175
(454.0)
198
(520.0)
166
(437.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,481
(3,816)
1,413
(3,651)
1,356
(3,527)
1,298
(3,394)
1,182
(3,099)
777
(2,070)
896
(2,290)
856
(2,193)
741
(1,905)
676
(1,740)
678
(1,759)
782
(2,029)
754
(1,980)
688
(1,811)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
124
(319.5)
118
(304.9)
172
(447.4)
150
(392.2)
124
(325.1)
85
(226.5)
68
(173.8)
51
(130.6)
38
(97.7)
42
(108.1)
60
(155.6)
85
(220.5)
108
(283.6)
132
(347.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(28.3)
15
(38.8)
21
(54.6)
17
(44.5)
15
(39.3)
5
(13.3)
7
(17.9)
13
(33.3)
7
(18.0)
5
(12.9)
10
(25.9)
6
(15.6)
3
(7.9)
11
(29.0)
City-Data.com crime index548.5526.5563.7578.5501.0410.8386.9288.5262.2219.3221.2246.6232.8197.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 70 registered sex offenders living in Rock Island, Illinois as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rock Island is 545 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Rock Island:

138.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Rock Island:

193.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Rock Island:

228.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Rock Island:

232.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Rock Island:

224.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Rock Island:

279.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Rock Island:

307.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Rock Island:

396.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Rock Island:

405.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Rock Island:

559.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Rock Island:

623.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Rock Island:

613.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Rock Island:

542.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Rock Island:

542.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Rock Island:

421.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Rock Island:

403.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Rock Island:

384.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Rock Island:

230.1
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Rock Island:

245.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Rock Island:

225.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Rock Island:

198.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Rock Island:

184.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Rock Island:

226.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Rock Island:

240.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Rock Island:

271.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Rock Island:

313.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Rock Island:

407.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Rock Island:

486.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Rock Island:

489.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Rock Island:

443.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Rock Island:

486.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Rock Island:

469.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Rock Island:

359.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Rock Island:

348.1
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 108 (81 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Illinois average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 106 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Illinois average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 110 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Illinois average:

2.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 110 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 110 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Illinois average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 110 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 109 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 105 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 110 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 110 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 113 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 112 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 108 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 113 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 112 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Rock Island, IL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 61201.