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Crime rate in Apache Junction, Arizona (AZ): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Apache Junction, AZ compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Apache Junction, AZ

The 2018 crime rate in Apache Junction, AZ is 134 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.0 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 50.8% U.S. cities. The 2018 Apache Junction crime rate fell by 22% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Apache Junction has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Apache Junction, AZ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Apache Junction:

134.5
Mesa:

210.9
Gilbert:

100.1
Chandler:

186.7
Tempe:

360.8
Scottsdale:

172.0
Paradise Valley:

74.9
Superior:

163.8
Florence:

53.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Apache Junction by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(12.9)
2
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(9.0)
4
(11.0)
1
(2.7)
2
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
14
(40.5)
13
(38.8)
18
(58.2)
6
(19.0)
8
(24.3)
15
(45.1)
5
(13.8)
13
(35.1)
8
(21.5)
3
(7.8)
1
(2.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(17.3)
19
(56.7)
26
(84.1)
31
(98.3)
15
(45.6)
14
(42.1)
8
(22.0)
21
(56.8)
17
(45.6)
11
(28.6)
15
(39.0)
9
(22.1)
16
(38.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
93
(268.8)
131
(390.7)
92
(297.5)
84
(266.5)
81
(246.4)
76
(228.7)
67
(184.3)
95
(256.9)
64
(171.7)
82
(212.9)
91
(236.3)
68
(167.2)
65
(157.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
385
(1,113)
N/A316
(1,022)
319
(1,012)
296
(900.5)
266
(800.6)
308
(847.4)
236
(638.1)
404
(1,084)
352
(913.8)
251
(651.8)
184
(452.4)
118
(286.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
986
(2,850)
1,280
(3,817)
1,127
(3,644)
920
(2,919)
780
(2,373)
697
(2,098)
848
(2,333)
719
(1,944)
748
(2,007)
836
(2,170)
597
(1,550)
680
(1,672)
575
(1,394)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
234
(676.4)
225
(671.0)
234
(756.7)
208
(659.9)
124
(377.3)
80
(240.8)
83
(228.4)
70
(189.3)
69
(185.1)
94
(244.0)
73
(189.6)
101
(248.3)
80
(194.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(17.3)
14
(41.8)
5
(16.2)
16
(50.8)
11
(33.5)
3
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.7)
14
(37.6)
7
(18.2)
9
(23.4)
8
(19.7)
5
(12.1)
City-Data.com crime index343.1412.9435.0351.1270.6271.8247.4239.5246.9227.7183.8173.2134.5

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 Arizona and other state lists, there were 100 registered sex offenders living in Apache Junction, Arizona as of July 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Apache Junction is 398 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Apache Junction:

98.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Apache Junction:

109.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Apache Junction:

140.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Apache Junction:

128.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Apache Junction:

140.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2012
Apache Junction:

197.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Apache Junction:

138.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Apache Junction:

198.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Apache Junction:

170.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Apache Junction:

214.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Apache Junction:

274.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Apache Junction:

262.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Apache Junction:

189.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Apache Junction:

158.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Apache Junction:

128.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Apache Junction:

130.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Apache Junction:

156.0
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Apache Junction:

211.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Apache Junction:

236.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Apache Junction:

327.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Apache Junction:

344.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2012
Apache Junction:

253.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Apache Junction:

320.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Apache Junction:

301.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Apache Junction:

355.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Apache Junction:

447.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Apache Junction:

500.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2005
Apache Junction:

466.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Apache Junction:

372.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Apache Junction:

408.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Apache Junction:

436.6
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: 88 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Arizona average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 89 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 87 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 88 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Arizona average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 91 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Arizona average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 85 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Arizona average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 89 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 85 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Arizona average:

1.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 88 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 85 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Arizona average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 89 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Arizona average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 83 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Arizona average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 84 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Arizona average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 75 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 72 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Arizona average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 76 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Apache Junction, AZ
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 85118, 85119, 85120.