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


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

Crime rate in Benson, AZ

The 2012 crime rate in Benson, AZ is 227 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 73.7% U.S. cities. The 2012 Benson crime rate rose by 0% compared to 2008. In the last 5 years Benson has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Benson, AZ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Benson:

226.7
Tombstone:

123.9
Huachuca City:

374.9
Sierra Vista:

176.8
Willcox:

219.8
Patagonia:

9.2
Sahuarita:

109.5
Tucson:

389.6
South Tucson:

1,204.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Benson by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(19.5)
1
(20.4)
2
(40.0)
6
(115.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(78.1)
4
(81.4)
2
(40.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(117.1)
5
(101.8)
6
(120.1)
3
(57.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(1,074)
50
(1,018)
48
(961.0)
25
(479.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
163
(3,182)
157
(3,196)
98
(1,962)
105
(2,012)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(546.6)
33
(671.7)
8
(160.2)
6
(115.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(19.5)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index308.6313.9226.6226.7

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.




According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Benson, Arizona as of January 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Benson is 287 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2012
Benson:

143.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2008
Benson:

120.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Benson:

111.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Benson:

117.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Benson:

88.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Benson:

67.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Benson:

25.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Benson:

42.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2012
Benson:

213.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2008
Benson:

314.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Benson:

464.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Benson:

455.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Benson:

456.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Benson:

225.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Benson:

236.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Benson:

190.8
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 2019, including police officers: 21 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
Arizona average:

1.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 22 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.12
Arizona average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 22 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 20 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 17 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Arizona average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 23 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.80
Arizona average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 23 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Arizona average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 23 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 25 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.90
Arizona average:

1.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 25 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 23 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
Arizona average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 25 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.20
Arizona average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 25 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.05
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 19 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Arizona average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 19 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 21 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Arizona average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 18 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Arizona average:

2.00

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

Zip codes: 85602, 85627, 85630.