Rochester, IL
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Rochester, IL crime analytics


Rochester is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (80%) and also has a lower crime rate than 71% of the communities in Illinois, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Rochester is one in 130 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Rochester has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Rochester is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Rochester 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 Rochester.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Rochester's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Rochester is one in 630.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Rochester is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Rochester than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 164.

Rochester Crime Data

 
Crime Index

80

(100 is safest)


Safer than 80% of U.S. Cities

Rochester Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

23

29

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.59

6.09

7.67

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rochester 1.59
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 630

in Rochester

1 in 261

in Illinois
Rochester VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,779
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.53 0.00 1.06
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
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)

Crime
Rochester 6.09
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 164

in Rochester

1 in 50

in Illinois
Rochester Property CRIMES
Population: 3,779
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 4 18 1
Rate per 1,000 1.06 4.76 0.26
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

Rochester Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rochester 12
Illinois 33