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


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

Crime rate in Avondale, AZ

The 2022 crime rate in Avondale, AZ is 278 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 85.5% U.S. cities. The 2022 Avondale crime rate fell by 0% compared to 2021. The number of homicides stood at 6 - a decrease of 1 compared to 2021. In the last 5 years Avondale has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Avondale, AZ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Avondale:

277.6
Tolleson:

248.1
Litchfield Park:

124.3
Goodyear:

133.6
El Mirage:

170.8
Glendale:

327.3
Peoria:

129.0
Surprise:

101.1
Phoenix:

395.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Avondale by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
6
(7.8)
7
(8.9)
2
(2.5)
2
(2.5)
8
(9.9)
2
(2.5)
6
(7.1)
6
(7.0)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.1)
7
(7.7)
6
(6.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
23
(25.9)
18
(23.6)
6
(7.8)
4
(5.1)
7
(8.9)
26
(32.7)
40
(49.7)
32
(39.2)
27
(32.1)
20
(23.5)
21
(24.1)
14
(15.7)
20
(22.0)
40
(43.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
111
(125.0)
78
(102.3)
103
(133.2)
72
(91.9)
63
(79.8)
68
(85.6)
81
(100.6)
78
(95.6)
97
(115.4)
73
(85.7)
82
(94.1)
59
(66.0)
73
(80.2)
72
(78.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
212
(238.8)
103
(135.1)
131
(169.4)
150
(191.4)
141
(178.7)
132
(166.1)
150
(186.3)
121
(148.3)
127
(151.1)
187
(219.5)
147
(168.7)
236
(264.2)
248
(272.5)
266
(290.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,012
(1,140)
802
(1,052)
712
(920.9)
685
(874.1)
590
(747.7)
590
(742.4)
528
(655.6)
558
(683.8)
480
(571.1)
384
(450.7)
381
(437.3)
251
(281.0)
290
(318.6)
285
(311.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,831
(3,189)
2,559
(3,357)
2,975
(3,848)
2,752
(3,512)
2,622
(3,323)
2,825
(3,555)
2,351
(2,919)
2,459
(3,013)
2,633
(3,133)
2,111
(2,478)
2,467
(2,832)
2,552
(2,857)
2,805
(3,082)
2,328
(2,545)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
546
(615.1)
371
(486.6)
232
(300.1)
245
(312.6)
182
(230.7)
154
(193.8)
217
(269.5)
245
(300.2)
234
(278.4)
244
(286.4)
247
(283.5)
222
(248.5)
243
(267.0)
275
(300.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
18
(20.3)
19
(24.9)
16
(20.7)
10
(12.8)
11
(13.9)
14
(17.6)
11
(13.7)
8
(9.8)
20
(23.8)
18
(21.1)
16
(18.4)
16
(17.9)
13
(14.3)
16
(17.5)
City-Data.com crime index373.8323.4338.0314.5275.6299.8311.3287.0292.4256.0250.1241.2278.5277.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Avondale, Arizona as of April 13, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Avondale is 1,564 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2022
Avondale:

241.6
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Avondale:

213.7
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Avondale:

183.0
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Avondale:

157.8
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Avondale:

190.1
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Avondale:

179.7
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Avondale:

166.0
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Avondale:

213.0
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Avondale:

163.6
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Avondale:

143.2
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Avondale:

164.6
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Avondale:

174.6
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Avondale:

142.3
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Avondale:

219.1
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Avondale:

294.6
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Avondale:

205.4
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Avondale:

242.3
U.S. Average:

232.6

Property crime rate in 2022
Avondale:

234.7
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Avondale:

257.9
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Avondale:

236.3
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Avondale:

271.6
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Avondale:

257.0
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Avondale:

312.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Avondale:

332.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Avondale:

317.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Avondale:

355.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Avondale:

350.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Avondale:

397.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Avondale:

421.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Avondale:

451.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Avondale:

479.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Avondale:

542.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Avondale:

496.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Avondale:

730.1
U.S. Average:

317.3
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 2021, including police officers: 184 (130 officers - 107 male; 23 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Arizona average:

1.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 198 (133 officers - 115 male; 18 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Arizona average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 191 (134 officers - 117 male; 17 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Arizona average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 185 (122 officers - 108 male; 14 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Arizona average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 180 (122 officers - 106 male; 16 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 183 (122 officers - 105 male; 17 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Arizona average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 155 (108 officers - 91 male; 17 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Arizona average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 165 (106 officers - 90 male; 16 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Arizona average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 159 (108 officers - 94 male; 14 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Arizona average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 155 (103 officers - 90 male; 13 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 157 (107 officers - 95 male; 12 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Arizona average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 163 (113 officers - 99 male; 14 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 155 (102 officers - 91 male; 11 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 151 (96 officers - 86 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
Arizona average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 152 (97 officers - 86 male; 11 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
Arizona average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 128 (79 officers - 73 male; 6 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
Arizona average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 118 (74 officers - 69 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Avondale, AZ
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 85037, 85323, 85338, 85340, 85353, 85392, 85395.