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


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

Crime rate in Somerton, AZ

The 2018 crime rate in Somerton, AZ is 119 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 45.3% U.S. cities. The 2018 Somerton crime rate rose by 44% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Somerton has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Somerton, AZ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Somerton:

118.9
San Luis:

90.2
Yuma:

254.5
Wellton:

298.0
Holtville:

139.1
Calexico:

201.4
El Centro:

268.3
Imperial:

42.1
Brawley:

257.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Somerton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(96.3)
2
(19.1)
2
(17.6)
1
(8.4)
2
(15.3)
3
(24.3)
4
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(192.5)
17
(162.6)
20
(175.9)
24
(202.8)
16
(122.7)
2
(16.2)
8
(55.2)
18
(122.6)
14
(93.2)
24
(158.5)
21
(139.4)
26
(171.1)
18
(119.3)
16
(97.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
47
(502.7)
32
(306.0)
49
(431.0)
41
(346.4)
43
(329.7)
41
(331.7)
32
(220.9)
70
(476.6)
48
(319.7)
63
(416.0)
51
(338.6)
47
(309.3)
39
(258.6)
63
(384.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
143
(1,529)
164
(1,568)
132
(1,161)
122
(1,031)
135
(1,035)
160
(1,294)
137
(945.5)
143
(973.7)
119
(792.6)
121
(798.9)
128
(849.9)
95
(625.2)
96
(636.5)
121
(738.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(213.9)
28
(267.8)
39
(343.0)
27
(228.1)
30
(230.0)
24
(194.2)
17
(117.3)
11
(74.9)
20
(133.2)
31
(204.7)
32
(212.5)
38
(250.1)
25
(165.8)
34
(207.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
1
(8.8)
3
(25.3)
4
(30.7)
1
(8.1)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(33.2)
4
(24.4)
City-Data.com crime index180.9151.5144.5133.6127.4101.182.0102.885.4111.1104.6100.982.7118.9

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.




According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Somerton, Arizona as of September 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Somerton is 684 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Somerton:

76.3
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Somerton:

63.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Somerton:

85.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Somerton:

73.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Somerton:

82.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Somerton:

50.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Somerton:

61.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Somerton:

41.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Somerton:

20.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Somerton:

84.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Somerton:

114.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Somerton:

96.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Somerton:

100.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Somerton:

144.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Somerton:

133.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Somerton:

99.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Somerton:

72.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Somerton:

145.0
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Somerton:

108.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Somerton:

130.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Somerton:

142.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Somerton:

153.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Somerton:

123.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Somerton:

155.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Somerton:

109.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Somerton:

160.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Somerton:

152.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Somerton:

155.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Somerton:

195.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Somerton:

179.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Somerton:

209.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Somerton:

241.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Somerton:

201.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Somerton:

262.5
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: 27 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
Arizona average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 29 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 27 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 28 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Arizona average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 27 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Arizona average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 28 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Arizona average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 30 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 30 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Arizona average:

1.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 29 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 32 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Arizona average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 34 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Arizona average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 27 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Arizona average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 27 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
Arizona average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 23 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 20 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Arizona average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 21 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Arizona average:

2.00

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

Zip codes: 85350.