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


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

Crime rate in Payson, AZ

The 2019 crime rate in Payson, AZ is 171 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.6 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 62.4% U.S. cities. The 2019 Payson crime rate fell by 23% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Payson has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Payson, AZ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Payson:

170.8
Camp Verde:

213.5
Sedona:

107.8
Cottonwood:

231.4
Clarkdale:

65.9
Scottsdale:

159.5
Jerome:

254.9
Apache Junction:

151.9
Paradise Valley:

88.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Payson by year

Type

2006

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(13.1)
3
(19.9)
3
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(26.3)
2
(13.1)
3
(19.7)
5
(32.6)
4
(25.8)
3
(19.3)
1
(6.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(6.5)
3
(19.9)
5
(32.2)
7
(45.6)
3
(19.7)
2
(13.1)
4
(26.3)
5
(32.6)
3
(19.3)
4
(25.7)
4
(25.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(65.4)
116
(769.9)
41
(264.2)
40
(260.8)
48
(316.0)
50
(328.1)
31
(203.6)
45
(293.1)
51
(328.9)
56
(360.2)
54
(342.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
100
(653.9)
89
(590.7)
92
(592.9)
134
(873.7)
94
(618.7)
112
(735.0)
77
(505.6)
85
(553.7)
158
(1,019)
94
(604.5)
60
(380.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
280
(1,831)
302
(2,004)
264
(1,701)
270
(1,760)
368
(2,422)
241
(1,582)
319
(2,095)
265
(1,726)
362
(2,335)
292
(1,878)
208
(1,320)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(91.6)
14
(92.9)
18
(116.0)
17
(110.8)
21
(138.2)
23
(150.9)
16
(105.1)
29
(188.9)
36
(232.2)
17
(109.3)
20
(126.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(13.1)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(19.3)
3
(19.3)
3
(19.0)
City-Data.com crime index164.9304.8196.8219.3254.6220.0205.1217.4275.5221.4170.8

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 23 registered sex offenders living in Payson, Arizona as of October 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Payson is 685 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Payson:

190.4
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Payson:

212.2
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Payson:

199.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Payson:

195.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Payson:

147.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Payson:

196.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Payson:

207.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Payson:

166.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Payson:

167.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Payson:

414.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2006
Payson:

62.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Payson:

70.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Payson:

84.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Payson:

74.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Payson:

92.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Payson:

161.2
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Payson:

231.2
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Payson:

355.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Payson:

225.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Payson:

221.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Payson:

248.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Payson:

265.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Payson:

279.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Payson:

221.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Payson:

232.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2006
Payson:

236.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Payson:

199.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Payson:

135.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Payson:

176.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Payson:

175.1
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: 42 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Arizona average:

1.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 43 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Arizona average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 41 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 47 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 37 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Arizona average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 40 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Arizona average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 38 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Arizona average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 36 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 40 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Arizona average:

1.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 43 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 45 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Arizona average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 47 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 44 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Arizona average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 42 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 40 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Arizona average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 39 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Arizona average:

2.00

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

Zip codes: 85541.