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


Crime rates in Phoenix by year

Type

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2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
241
(17.2)
202
(14.1)
220
(15.0)
234
(15.4)
213
(13.8)
167
(10.5)
122
(7.6)
117
(7.6)
116
(7.9)
123
(8.3)
118
(7.9)
114
(7.5)
112
(7.2)
146
(9.2)
157
(9.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
526
(37.5)
490
(34.3)
533
(36.4)
550
(36.2)
509
(33.0)
481
(30.3)
522
(32.7)
522
(33.8)
559
(38.1)
556
(37.4)
635
(42.3)
1,006
(65.8)
1,016
(65.1)
1,019
(64.2)
1,142
(69.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3,676
(262.0)
3,723
(260.5)
4,237
(289.0)
4,363
(287.5)
4,942
(320.6)
4,825
(304.3)
3,757
(235.2)
3,250
(210.4)
3,324
(226.7)
3,516
(236.7)
3,233
(215.2)
2,952
(193.0)
3,020
(193.6)
3,272
(206.2)
3,293
(200.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5,279
(376.2)
5,050
(353.4)
5,701
(388.8)
6,047
(398.5)
5,495
(356.4)
4,992
(314.8)
4,329
(271.0)
4,113
(266.3)
4,090
(279.0)
5,263
(354.3)
5,506
(366.5)
4,677
(305.7)
5,113
(327.8)
6,263
(394.7)
7,919
(481.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17,104
(1,218.9)
16,496
(1,154.4)
16,255
(1,108.6)
16,150
(1,064.3)
19,212
(1,246.2)
18,783
(1,184.4)
16,281
(1,019.2)
15,626
(1,011.8)
18,666
(1,273.2)
17,912
(1,205.8)
16,747
(1,114.9)
14,316
(935.8)
12,798
(820.5)
13,024
(820.9)
12,801
(778.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
55,068
(3,924.4)
53,041
(3,711.8)
52,537
(3,583.0)
49,811
(3,282.6)
49,754
(3,227.2)
48,685
(3,070.0)
39,643
(2,481.7)
38,012
(2,461.2)
38,258
(2,609.5)
35,678
(2,401.7)
36,983
(2,462.0)
35,461
(2,317.9)
34,288
(2,198.3)
37,568
(2,367.8)
39,899
(2,426.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25,651
(1,828.0)
24,869
(1,740.3)
24,536
(1,673.3)
24,089
(1,587.5)
20,859
(1,353.0)
15,221
(959.8)
9,693
(606.8)
7,724
(500.1)
7,555
(515.3)
7,187
(483.8)
6,355
(423.1)
7,200
(470.6)
7,370
(472.5)
7,960
(501.7)
7,653
(465.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
436
(31.1)
378
(26.5)
472
(32.2)
525
(34.6)
487
(31.6)
473
(29.8)
436
(27.3)
320
(20.7)
273
(18.6)
306
(20.6)
269
(17.9)
313
(20.5)
N/A216
(13.6)
190
(11.6)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)620.2573.1578.3558.6546.1482.1385.3367.9404.9407.5397.8382.4373.3402.9419.9

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime 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 2,803 registered sex offenders living in Phoenix, Arizona as of March 25, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Phoenix to the number of sex offenders is 576 to 1.


City-Data.com crime index in Phoenix, AZ compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous Phoenix, AZ is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Phoenix:

419.9
Paradise Valley:

91.8
Glendale:

368.0
Scottsdale:

164.8
Tolleson:

834.4
Tempe:

353.1
Peoria:

179.8
Youngtown:

196.0
Avondale:

292.4
When are crimes committed in Phoenix, AZ?
Violent crime rate in 2017
Phoenix:

429.5
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Phoenix:

383.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Phoenix:

340.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Phoenix:

330.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Phoenix:

348.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Phoenix:

349.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Phoenix:

306.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Phoenix:

287.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Phoenix:

301.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Phoenix:

360.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Phoenix:

399.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Phoenix:

410.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Phoenix:

405.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Phoenix:

369.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Phoenix:

399.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Phoenix:

406.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Phoenix:

432.3
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Phoenix:

346.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Phoenix:

357.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Phoenix:

344.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Phoenix:

373.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Phoenix:

409.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Phoenix:

433.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Phoenix:

462.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Phoenix:

400.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Phoenix:

419.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Phoenix:

534.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Phoenix:

613.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Phoenix:

615.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Phoenix:

651.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Phoenix:

677.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Phoenix:

730.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Phoenix:

733.1
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Phoenix:

709.2
U.S. Average:

337.2

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
City-data.com crime index
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 3,816 (2,838 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 3,706 (2,762 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Arizona average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 3,698 (2,781 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Arizona average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 3,713 (2,805 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Arizona average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3,905 (2,890 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Arizona average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3,986 (2,979 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4,169 (3,079 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Arizona average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 4,198 (3,146 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 4,360 (3,279 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 4,420 (3,351 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Arizona average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 4,284 (3,151 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Arizona average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 3,829 (2,896 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Arizona average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 3,782 (2,898 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 3,742 (2,859 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Arizona average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 3,624 (2,750 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Arizona average:

2.00


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Phoenix
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 85003, 85004, 85006, 85007, 85008, 85009, 85012, 85013, 85014, 85015, 85017, 85019, 85020, 85021, 85022, 85023, 85024, 85027, 85029, 85032, 85034, 85035, 85040, 85041, 85042, 85043, 85045, 85048, 85050, 85051, 85053, 85054, 85083, 85251, 85254, 85255, 85282.