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


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

Crime rate in Gilbert, AZ

The 2018 crime rate in Gilbert, AZ was 100 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 2.7 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 38.6% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Gilbert crime rate rose by 4% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 2 - a decrease of 3 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Gilbert has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Gilbert, AZ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Gilbert:

100.1
Mesa:

210.9
Chandler:

186.7
Tempe:

360.8
Apache Junction:

134.5
Paradise Valley:

74.9
Scottsdale:

172.0
Phoenix:

396.8
Maricopa:

105.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Gilbert by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(1.7)
1
(0.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(1.7)
5
(2.3)
2
(0.9)
5
(2.3)
1
(0.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(0.8)
3
(1.2)
5
(2.1)
2
(0.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
27
(16.6)
37
(20.5)
23
(11.1)
26
(11.8)
22
(9.5)
26
(12.1)
21
(9.9)
19
(8.9)
14
(6.2)
27
(11.5)
28
(11.3)
39
(15.2)
39
(16.1)
75
(30.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
35
(21.6)
53
(29.3)
56
(27.1)
63
(28.6)
59
(25.5)
61
(28.3)
56
(26.5)
59
(27.5)
47
(20.9)
41
(17.4)
32
(12.9)
37
(14.5)
51
(21.1)
32
(12.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
153
(94.3)
161
(89.1)
156
(75.5)
149
(67.6)
109
(47.0)
113
(52.5)
99
(46.8)
122
(56.9)
131
(58.2)
141
(59.9)
115
(46.5)
121
(47.3)
112
(46.3)
125
(50.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
975
(600.9)
949
(525.4)
996
(481.9)
1,113
(505.1)
1,010
(435.7)
791
(367.5)
823
(389.3)
726
(338.8)
647
(287.3)
580
(246.4)
530
(214.3)
564
(220.4)
466
(192.5)
406
(164.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,057
(1,884)
3,516
(1,946)
3,530
(1,708)
3,429
(1,556)
3,337
(1,440)
3,135
(1,457)
2,896
(1,370)
2,496
(1,165)
2,672
(1,186)
2,766
(1,175)
2,600
(1,051)
2,678
(1,047)
2,754
(1,138)
2,715
(1,097)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
423
(260.7)
470
(260.2)
425
(205.6)
391
(177.4)
224
(96.6)
154
(71.6)
135
(63.9)
164
(76.5)
153
(67.9)
127
(53.9)
137
(55.4)
126
(49.2)
135
(55.8)
152
(61.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
18
(11.1)
23
(12.7)
19
(9.2)
21
(9.5)
28
(12.1)
38
(17.7)
25
(11.8)
25
(11.7)
22
(9.8)
23
(9.8)
20
(8.1)
31
(12.1)
30
(12.4)
16
(6.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)176.9181.8151.6143.3123.9123.0114.3107.896.794.985.389.696.0100.1

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. 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 47 registered sex offenders living in Gilbert, Arizona as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gilbert is 5,045 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Gilbert, AZ?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Gilbert:

63.6
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Gilbert:

53.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Gilbert:

48.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Gilbert:

42.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Gilbert:

50.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Gilbert:

46.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Gilbert:

55.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Gilbert:

48.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Gilbert:

57.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Gilbert:

49.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Gilbert:

59.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Gilbert:

63.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Gilbert:

83.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Gilbert:

74.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Gilbert:

61.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Gilbert:

70.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Gilbert:

95.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Gilbert:

96.9
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Gilbert:

103.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Gilbert:

103.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Gilbert:

103.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Gilbert:

116.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Gilbert:

127.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Gilbert:

137.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Gilbert:

155.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Gilbert:

157.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Gilbert:

173.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Gilbert:

205.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Gilbert:

212.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Gilbert:

241.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Gilbert:

253.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Gilbert:

365.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Gilbert:

410.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Gilbert:

435.9
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: 386 (232 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.94
Arizona average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 345 (231 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.95
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 341 (227 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.89
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 336 (225 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.91
Arizona average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 333 (227 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
Arizona average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 334 (226 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.00
Arizona average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 335 (222 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 326 (220 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
Arizona average:

1.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 320 (214 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 340 (225 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
Arizona average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 334 (224 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
Arizona average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 325 (221 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.07
Arizona average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 288 (191 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Arizona average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 284 (187 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 222 (143 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Arizona average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 207 (140 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Arizona average:

2.00

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

Zip codes: 85142, 85204, 85206, 85209, 85212, 85234, 85296.