Moline, IL
Crime Rates


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Moline, IL crime analytics

The crime rate in Moline is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Moline is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Moline is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Moline has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Moline to other communities of similar population, then Moline crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Moline does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Moline does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Moline.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Moline occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Moline; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 238. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Moline's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Moline a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Moline is one in 33.

Moline Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Moline Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Moline 4.19
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 238

in Moline

1 in 261

in Illinois
Population: 42,681
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 28 19 131
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.66 0.45 3.07
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Moline 30.69
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Moline

1 in 50

in Illinois
Moline Property CRIMES
Population: 42,681
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 182 1,113 15
Rate per 1,000 4.26 26.08 0.35
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Moline Crimes Per Square Mile

Moline 89
Illinois 33