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


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

Crime rate in Gilbert, AZ

The 2020 crime rate in Gilbert, AZ is 87 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.9 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 45.3% U.S. cities. The 2020 Gilbert crime rate fell by 5% compared to 2019. The number of homicides stood at 4 - an increase of 3 compared to 2019. In the last 5 years Gilbert has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Gilbert, AZ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Gilbert:

87.0
Mesa:

205.4
Chandler:

165.7
Tempe:

347.1
Apache Junction:

155.6
Paradise Valley:

96.7
Scottsdale:

156.6
Phoenix:

386.0
Maricopa:

86.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Gilbert by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(0.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(1.7)
5
(2.4)
2
(0.9)
5
(2.3)
1
(0.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(0.8)
3
(1.2)
5
(2.1)
2
(0.8)
1
(0.4)
4
(1.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
23
(11.1)
26
(11.8)
22
(9.5)
27
(13.0)
23
(10.9)
21
(9.8)
15
(6.7)
29
(12.3)
32
(12.9)
44
(17.2)
46
(19.0)
81
(32.7)
52
(20.5)
47
(18.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
56
(27.1)
63
(28.6)
59
(25.5)
61
(29.3)
57
(27.0)
59
(27.5)
47
(20.9)
41
(17.4)
32
(12.9)
37
(14.5)
52
(21.5)
32
(12.9)
45
(17.7)
40
(15.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
156
(75.5)
150
(68.1)
113
(48.7)
113
(54.2)
100
(47.3)
122
(56.9)
136
(60.4)
142
(60.3)
116
(46.9)
123
(48.1)
112
(46.3)
125
(50.5)
152
(59.9)
193
(74.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
996
(481.9)
1,113
(505.1)
1,013
(437.0)
807
(387.1)
827
(391.2)
737
(344.0)
649
(288.1)
587
(249.3)
540
(218.3)
566
(221.2)
466
(192.5)
412
(166.5)
414
(163.2)
395
(152.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,530
(1,708)
3,429
(1,556)
3,363
(1,451)
3,182
(1,526)
2,918
(1,380)
2,558
(1,194)
2,698
(1,198)
2,803
(1,191)
2,643
(1,069)
2,701
(1,055)
2,767
(1,143)
2,780
(1,123)
2,559
(1,009)
2,253
(867.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
425
(205.6)
391
(177.4)
223
(96.2)
156
(74.8)
138
(65.3)
167
(77.9)
155
(68.8)
128
(54.4)
138
(55.8)
129
(50.4)
135
(55.8)
160
(64.7)
155
(61.1)
150
(57.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
19
(9.2)
21
(9.5)
28
(12.1)
38
(18.2)
25
(11.8)
25
(11.7)
22
(9.8)
23
(9.8)
20
(8.1)
32
(12.5)
30
(12.4)
17
(6.9)
11
(4.3)
10
(3.9)
City-Data.com crime index151.6143.4124.8128.9116.0110.298.196.687.791.898.7103.591.287.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 254.8. 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.



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 57 registered sex offenders living in Gilbert, Arizona as of February 20, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gilbert is 4,160 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Gilbert, AZ?

Violent crime rate in 2020
Gilbert:

66.1
U.S. Average:

228.3

Violent crime rate in 2019
Gilbert:

60.1
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Gilbert:

66.1
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Gilbert:

57.0
U.S. Average:

226.3

Violent crime rate in 2016
Gilbert:

50.8
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Gilbert:

44.5
U.S. Average:

219.4

Violent crime rate in 2014
Gilbert:

51.2
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Gilbert:

48.2
U.S. Average:

214.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Gilbert:

56.7
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Gilbert:

49.9
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Gilbert:

59.5
U.S. Average:

195.6

Violent crime rate in 2009
Gilbert:

50.0
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Gilbert:

60.1
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Gilbert:

63.4
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Gilbert:

83.0
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Gilbert:

74.5
U.S. Average:

227.1

Violent crime rate in 2004
Gilbert:

61.5
U.S. Average:

223.6

Violent crime rate in 2003
Gilbert:

70.9
U.S. Average:

230.3

Property crime rate in 2020
Gilbert:

82.5
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Gilbert:

92.3
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Gilbert:

99.2
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Gilbert:

104.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Gilbert:

104.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Gilbert:

105.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Gilbert:

117.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Gilbert:

127.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Gilbert:

140.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Gilbert:

157.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Gilbert:

165.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Gilbert:

174.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Gilbert:

205.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Gilbert:

212.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Gilbert:

241.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Gilbert:

253.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Gilbert:

365.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Gilbert:

410.4
U.S. Average:

334.1
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 2021, including police officers: 420 (291 officers - 260 male; 31 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.07
Arizona average:

1.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 422 (289 officers - 258 male; 31 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
Arizona average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 409 (281 officers - 253 male; 28 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
Arizona average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 386 (232 officers - 212 male; 20 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.94
Arizona average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 345 (231 officers - 212 male; 19 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.95
Arizona average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 341 (227 officers - 208 male; 19 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.89
Arizona average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 336 (225 officers - 207 male; 18 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.91
Arizona average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 333 (227 officers - 210 male; 17 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
Arizona average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 334 (226 officers - 206 male; 20 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.00
Arizona average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 335 (222 officers - 202 male; 20 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 326 (220 officers - 199 male; 21 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
Arizona average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 320 (214 officers - 194 male; 20 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 340 (225 officers - 204 male; 21 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
Arizona average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 334 (224 officers - 202 male; 22 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
Arizona average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 325 (221 officers - 201 male; 20 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.07
Arizona average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 288 (191 officers - 170 male; 21 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.06
Arizona average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 284 (187 officers - 164 male; 23 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
Arizona average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 222 (143 officers - 127 male; 16 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
Arizona average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 207 (140 officers - 124 male; 16 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
Arizona average:

2.00

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

Zip codes: 85142, 85204, 85206, 85209, 85212, 85234, 85296.