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


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

Crime rate in Yuma, AZ

The 2018 crime rate in Yuma, AZ is 255 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 77.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Yuma crime rate fell by 11% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 9 - an increase of 4 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Yuma has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Yuma, AZ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Yuma:

254.5
Somerton:

118.9
San Luis:

90.2
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 Yuma by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
10
(11.6)
3
(3.4)
6
(6.8)
4
(4.4)
2
(2.2)
3
(3.4)
4
(4.2)
5
(5.2)
5
(5.2)
3
(3.3)
5
(5.3)
5
(5.2)
9
(9.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
30
(34.8)
33
(37.5)
32
(36.0)
25
(27.7)
24
(26.2)
24
(27.2)
33
(35.0)
27
(28.3)
46
(47.9)
35
(38.0)
46
(49.0)
49
(51.3)
37
(38.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
76
(88.2)
84
(95.5)
75
(84.4)
56
(62.1)
86
(94.1)
56
(63.4)
66
(69.9)
61
(63.8)
64
(66.7)
70
(76.0)
74
(78.8)
90
(94.2)
55
(57.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
449
(521.1)
422
(480.0)
488
(549.1)
426
(472.0)
458
(500.9)
467
(528.9)
387
(410.0)
415
(434.2)
472
(491.6)
412
(447.5)
328
(349.2)
347
(363.3)
390
(405.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
749
(869.3)
809
(920.1)
888
(999.2)
638
(707.0)
1,082
(1,183)
815
(923.1)
822
(870.9)
955
(999.3)
805
(838.4)
855
(928.6)
682
(726.1)
502
(525.5)
407
(423.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,523
(2,928)
2,512
(2,857)
2,393
(2,693)
2,196
(2,433)
2,075
(2,269)
2,058
(2,331)
2,196
(2,327)
2,162
(2,262)
2,348
(2,445)
2,166
(2,352)
1,984
(2,112)
1,874
(1,962)
1,417
(1,474)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
591
(686.0)
745
(847.3)
632
(711.1)
369
(408.9)
314
(343.4)
187
(211.8)
209
(221.4)
236
(246.9)
222
(231.2)
313
(339.9)
259
(275.8)
219
(229.3)
217
(225.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
40
(46.4)
45
(51.2)
30
(33.8)
26
(28.8)
32
(35.0)
27
(30.6)
23
(24.4)
35
(36.6)
25
(26.0)
38
(41.3)
32
(34.1)
34
(35.6)
18
(18.7)
City-Data.com crime index414.6408.0412.0323.6354.9328.2311.2319.3342.1335.5300.7286.0254.5

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.
- 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 142 registered sex offenders living in Yuma, Arizona as of August 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Yuma is 668 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Yuma:

288.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Yuma:

290.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2015
Yuma:

273.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Yuma:

306.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Yuma:

337.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Yuma:

287.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Yuma:

283.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Yuma:

330.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Yuma:

328.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Yuma:

303.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Yuma:

366.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Yuma:

332.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Yuma:

362.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Yuma:

316.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Yuma:

273.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Yuma:

192.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Yuma:

237.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2015
Yuma:

292.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Yuma:

354.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Yuma:

324.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Yuma:

350.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Yuma:

323.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Yuma:

332.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Yuma:

401.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Yuma:

324.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Yuma:

441.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Yuma:

454.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Yuma:

423.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Yuma:

319.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Yuma:

313.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Yuma:

280.5
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: 269 (173 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Arizona average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 252 (168 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 258 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 261 (165 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Arizona average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 261 (168 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Arizona average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 251 (171 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Arizona average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 237 (159 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 236 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Arizona average:

1.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 235 (155 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 236 (153 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Arizona average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 253 (167 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Arizona average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 233 (156 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Arizona average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 235 (151 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Arizona average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 229 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 222 (143 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Arizona average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 208 (131 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Arizona average:

2.00

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

Zip codes: 85365.