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


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

Crime rate in Lake Havasu City, AZ

The 2018 crime rate in Lake Havasu City, AZ is 135 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.0 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 51.0% U.S. cities. The 2018 Lake Havasu City crime rate fell by 22% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Lake Havasu City has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Lake Havasu City, AZ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Lake Havasu City:

135.4
Parker:

251.0
Needles:

538.0
Bullhead City:

300.1
Kingman:

284.5
Quartzsite:

244.1
Blythe:

291.5
Wickenburg:

206.0
Twentynine Palms:

167.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Lake Havasu City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(5.5)
3
(5.2)
5
(8.5)
1
(1.7)
3
(5.1)
1
(1.9)
2
(3.7)
1
(1.9)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
17
(30.9)
10
(17.4)
20
(34.1)
18
(31.2)
19
(32.5)
26
(48.8)
10
(18.7)
17
(32.1)
14
(26.5)
30
(56.4)
31
(57.7)
21
(38.9)
20
(36.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(20.0)
11
(19.1)
8
(13.6)
10
(17.4)
12
(20.5)
3
(5.6)
7
(13.1)
11
(20.8)
5
(9.5)
6
(11.3)
6
(11.2)
6
(11.1)
6
(11.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
111
(201.8)
77
(134.0)
101
(172.1)
71
(123.2)
72
(123.3)
68
(127.6)
39
(72.9)
58
(109.7)
68
(128.6)
57
(107.1)
102
(189.8)
93
(172.4)
60
(109.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
315
(572.6)
321
(558.7)
307
(523.0)
244
(423.5)
323
(553.0)
228
(428.0)
256
(478.4)
285
(538.8)
222
(419.7)
216
(405.9)
263
(489.3)
245
(454.2)
155
(283.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,345
(2,445)
1,243
(2,164)
1,388
(2,365)
1,056
(1,833)
955
(1,635)
974
(1,828)
1,012
(1,891)
899
(1,700)
830
(1,569)
728
(1,368)
849
(1,580)
848
(1,572)
615
(1,125)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
182
(330.8)
151
(262.8)
118
(201.0)
85
(147.5)
84
(143.8)
66
(123.9)
88
(164.4)
68
(128.6)
57
(107.8)
43
(80.8)
106
(197.2)
71
(131.6)
60
(109.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(14.5)
11
(19.1)
10
(17.0)
8
(13.9)
5
(8.6)
5
(9.4)
4
(7.5)
6
(11.3)
2
(3.8)
2
(3.8)
25
(46.5)
23
(42.6)
5
(9.1)
City-Data.com crime index246.3203.6230.1173.1182.7183.0163.2173.7154.3159.5208.1174.2135.4

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.

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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Lake Havasu City, Arizona as of September 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lake Havasu City is 1,304 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Lake Havasu City:

104.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Lake Havasu City:

130.7
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Lake Havasu City:

165.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Lake Havasu City:

115.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Lake Havasu City:

99.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Lake Havasu City:

101.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Lake Havasu City:

69.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Lake Havasu City:

119.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2009
Lake Havasu City:

114.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Lake Havasu City:

105.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Lake Havasu City:

144.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Lake Havasu City:

104.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Lake Havasu City:

152.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Lake Havasu City:

73.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Lake Havasu City:

80.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Lake Havasu City:

62.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Lake Havasu City:

129.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Lake Havasu City:

189.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Lake Havasu City:

206.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Lake Havasu City:

161.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Lake Havasu City:

178.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Lake Havasu City:

212.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Lake Havasu City:

214.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Lake Havasu City:

195.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2009
Lake Havasu City:

213.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Lake Havasu City:

198.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Lake Havasu City:

253.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Lake Havasu City:

259.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Lake Havasu City:

286.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Lake Havasu City:

209.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Lake Havasu City:

202.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Lake Havasu City:

217.9
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: 110 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Arizona average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 112 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 103 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 108 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Arizona average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 111 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Arizona average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 115 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Arizona average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 115 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 115 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Arizona average:

1.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 116 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 117 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Arizona average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 121 (91 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Arizona average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 117 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Arizona average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 123 (95 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Arizona average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 99 (74 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 100 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Arizona average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 103 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Lake Havasu City, AZ
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 86406.