Rockford, Illinois

Rockford with a population of 156,180 in 2010, had a significant decline in robbery from 597 in 2009 to 495 in 2010, an overall 17% decrease. The property crime rate in Rockford also fell 10% from 2009 to 2010. After comparing Rockford’s crime rates in 2009 to 2010 there was an increase of 9.5% in their violent crime.  Source: FBI Uniform Crime Reports