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


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

Crime rate in Peoria, AZ

The 2019 crime rate in Peoria, AZ is 168 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.6 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 61.5% U.S. cities. The 2019 Peoria crime rate rose by 3% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 4 - an increase of 1 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Peoria has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Peoria, AZ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Peoria:

167.7
Youngtown:

196.0
El Mirage:

246.0
Glendale:

260.9
Surprise:

107.5
Phoenix:

379.3
Tolleson:

724.7
Avondale:

250.1
Paradise Valley:

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

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(1.4)
6
(4.1)
8
(5.3)
8
(4.9)
6
(3.8)
2
(1.3)
9
(5.7)
4
(2.5)
2
(1.2)
1
(0.6)
2
(1.1)
4
(2.4)
3
(1.8)
4
(2.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
41
(28.6)
41
(27.8)
50
(33.0)
53
(32.2)
38
(24.0)
35
(22.4)
24
(15.2)
16
(9.9)
36
(21.9)
31
(18.2)
37
(21.2)
66
(39.8)
57
(33.5)
70
(40.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
77
(53.7)
102
(69.3)
104
(68.7)
89
(54.1)
66
(41.7)
56
(35.8)
77
(48.6)
59
(36.5)
60
(36.4)
64
(37.6)
85
(48.6)
78
(47.0)
68
(40.0)
83
(47.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
197
(137.3)
206
(139.9)
153
(101.0)
171
(104.0)
172
(108.7)
208
(133.1)
186
(117.5)
175
(108.3)
146
(88.6)
187
(109.9)
226
(129.3)
266
(160.3)
260
(152.8)
250
(143.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,075
(749.2)
1,329
(902.7)
1,197
(790.1)
1,120
(681.4)
867
(548.1)
1,088
(696.3)
929
(586.7)
717
(443.6)
607
(368.5)
647
(380.1)
645
(369.0)
533
(321.3)
519
(305.0)
438
(250.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,672
(2,559)
3,697
(2,511)
3,572
(2,358)
3,303
(2,010)
3,380
(2,137)
3,360
(2,150)
3,478
(2,196)
2,906
(1,798)
2,510
(1,524)
2,516
(1,478)
2,804
(1,604)
2,615
(1,576)
2,505
(1,472)
2,592
(1,485)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
972
(677.4)
776
(527.1)
570
(376.3)
449
(273.2)
383
(242.1)
326
(208.6)
266
(168.0)
207
(128.1)
182
(110.5)
205
(120.4)
260
(148.7)
237
(142.9)
217
(127.5)
243
(139.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
20
(13.9)
17
(11.5)
18
(11.9)
8
(4.9)
14
(8.9)
6
(3.8)
7
(4.4)
7
(4.3)
3
(1.8)
11
(6.5)
12
(6.9)
7
(4.2)
6
(3.5)
9
(5.2)
City-Data.com crime index278.2285.0257.5222.5204.3209.3203.9158.7144.2144.4161.6179.8163.3167.7

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.

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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 89 registered sex offenders living in Peoria, Arizona as of April 11, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Peoria is 1,845 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Peoria, AZ?

Violent crime rate in 2019
Peoria:

140.1
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Peoria:

133.4
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Peoria:

148.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Peoria:

112.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Peoria:

93.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Peoria:

86.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Peoria:

87.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Peoria:

109.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Peoria:

109.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Peoria:

106.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Peoria:

121.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Peoria:

128.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Peoria:

140.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Peoria:

126.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Peoria:

120.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Peoria:

143.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Peoria:

164.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Peoria:

134.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Peoria:

145.3
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Peoria:

153.7
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Peoria:

164.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Peoria:

176.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Peoria:

168.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Peoria:

166.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Peoria:

197.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Peoria:

252.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Peoria:

278.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Peoria:

252.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Peoria:

277.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Peoria:

332.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Peoria:

385.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Peoria:

379.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Peoria:

425.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Peoria:

406.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Peoria:

430.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Peoria:

460.8
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: 286 (201 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
Arizona average:

1.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 278 (196 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
Arizona average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 288 (192 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 275 (184 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.05
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 283 (187 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
Arizona average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 275 (180 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
Arizona average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 273 (179 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
Arizona average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 280 (186 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 273 (183 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Arizona average:

1.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 279 (184 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 287 (184 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
Arizona average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 280 (186 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Arizona average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 261 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 241 (166 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Arizona average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 230 (159 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 201 (141 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Arizona average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 199 (138 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Arizona average:

2.00

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

Zip codes: 85351, 85373, 85387.