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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 2019 crime rate in Avondale, AZ is 250 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 77.5% U.S. cities. The 2019 Avondale crime rate fell by 2% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 1 - a decrease of 5 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Avondale has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Avondale, AZ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Avondale:

250.1
Tolleson:

724.7
Goodyear:

180.4
Youngtown:

196.0
El Mirage:

246.0
Glendale:

260.9
Peoria:

167.7
Surprise:

107.5
Phoenix:

379.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Avondale by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
12
(14.1)
5
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
6
(7.8)
7
(8.9)
8
(9.9)
2
(2.5)
6
(7.1)
6
(7.0)
1
(1.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(11.7)
23
(25.9)
18
(21.8)
6
(7.8)
4
(5.1)
40
(49.7)
32
(39.2)
27
(32.1)
20
(23.5)
21
(24.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
147
(172.2)
111
(125.0)
78
(94.5)
103
(133.2)
72
(91.9)
81
(100.6)
78
(95.6)
97
(115.4)
73
(85.7)
82
(94.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
288
(337.3)
212
(238.8)
103
(124.7)
131
(169.4)
150
(191.4)
150
(186.3)
121
(148.3)
127
(151.1)
187
(219.5)
147
(168.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,020
(1,195)
1,012
(1,140)
802
(971.2)
712
(920.9)
685
(874.1)
528
(655.6)
558
(683.8)
480
(571.1)
384
(450.7)
381
(437.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,929
(3,431)
2,831
(3,189)
2,559
(3,099)
2,975
(3,848)
2,752
(3,512)
2,351
(2,919)
2,459
(3,013)
2,633
(3,133)
2,111
(2,478)
2,467
(2,832)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
752
(880.8)
546
(615.1)
371
(449.3)
232
(300.1)
245
(312.6)
217
(269.5)
245
(300.2)
234
(278.4)
244
(286.4)
247
(283.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
15
(17.6)
18
(20.3)
N/A16
(20.7)
10
(12.8)
11
(13.7)
8
(9.8)
20
(23.8)
18
(21.1)
16
(18.4)
City-Data.com crime index447.9373.8298.6338.0314.5311.3287.0292.4256.0250.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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.
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According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 44 registered sex offenders living in Avondale, Arizona as of December 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Avondale is 1,884 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Avondale:

157.8
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Avondale:

190.1
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Avondale:

179.7
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Avondale:

166.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Avondale:

213.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2012
Avondale:

164.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Avondale:

174.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Avondale:

131.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Avondale:

219.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Avondale:

294.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Property crime rate in 2019
Avondale:

271.6
U.S. Average:

178.6

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 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:

416.6
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
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 2019, including police officers: 191 (134 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Arizona average:

1.78

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

1.43
Arizona average:

1.79

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

1.50
Arizona average:

1.83

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

1.34
Arizona average:

1.91

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

1.33
Arizona average:

1.89

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

1.37
Arizona average:

1.84

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

1.38
Arizona average:

1.93

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

1.37
Arizona average:

2.00

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

1.15
Arizona average:

1.98

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

1.16
Arizona average:

1.99

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

2.20
Arizona average:

1.94

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

2.06
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.