Rockford, MI
Crime Rates

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Rockford, MI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Rockford has an overall crime rate of 11 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rockford is 1 in 93. How does Rockford fare compared to other communities in Michigan of all population sizes? Rockford's crime rate is lower than approximately 47% of Michigan communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Rockford has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Rockford 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 Rockford 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 Rockford.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Rockford's violent crime rate is 1 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 Rockford is one in 710.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Rockford; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 9 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Rockford Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 56% of U.S. Cities

Rockford Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Rockford 1.41
Michigan 4.37

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 710

in Rockford

1 in 229

in Michigan


Population: 6,391
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 1 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.94 0.16 0.31


Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Rockford 9.39
Michigan 15.85

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 107

in Rockford

1 in 63

in Michigan

Rockford Property CRIMES

Population: 6,391
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 5 52 3
Rate per 1,000 0.78 8.14 0.47

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Rockford Crimes Per Square Mile

Rockford 21
Michigan 25