Reported Annual Crime In Gilbert

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGilbert/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,444n/a (estimate)1,3933,4432,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGilbert/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a0.84.54.9
Rape28n/a11.345.538.6
Robbery32n/a12.993.1101.9
Assault115n/a46.5267.1237.8
Violent crime177n/a (estimate)72410373
Burglary530n/a214.3555.9491.4
Theft2,600n/a1,051.32,231.51,775.4
Vehicle theft137n/a55.4245.8220.2
Property crime3,267n/a (estimate)1,3213,0332,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Gilbert, AZ is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Gilbert, AZ. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Gilbert, AZ averages 60% lower than the rest of Arizona while the rate of crime on a national scale is 51% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Gilbert, AZ is 83% lower than the average rate of crime in Arizona and 81% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 56% lower than the remainder of the state of Arizona and 47% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Gilbert, AZ area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gilbert is 51% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.82 daily crimes that occur in Gilbert.
  • Gilbert is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gilbert you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gilbert has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Gilbert (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Gilbert, AZ on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Arizona. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Gilbert, AZ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Arizona state wide, are 2.47 times less than the state average and 2.05 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Gilbert, AZ on a daily bases are 5.73 times less than than Arizona average and 5.21 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Gilbert, AZ are 2.30 times less than the daily state average and 1.88 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Gilbert (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Gilbert, AZ area in comparison to other Arizona communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Gilbert, AZ being safer than 91% of cities in Arizona and 77% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Arizona cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Gilbert, AZ. In conclusion, Gilbert, AZ now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gilbert

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gilbert is 1 in 1398
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gilbert is 1 in 76
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gilbert is 1 in 72
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Gilbert, AZ? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Gilbert, AZ, then there is a 1 in 1398 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 76. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 72 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Gilbert, AZ.

Year Over Year Crime In Gilbert (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Gilbert, AZ is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Gilbert, AZ has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 19% in Gilbert, AZ, while property crimes in Gilbert, AZ have decreased by 10%. Crimes in total for Gilbert, AZ have decreased by 11% year over year.

Gilbert police department

ItemGilbertArizonaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)33512,274556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.13.3
There are a total of 335 Gilbert police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 49.6% less than the Arizona average and 52.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Arizona

StateTotal offendersArizona /100KNational /100K
Arizona5,405103222
There are a total of 5,405 sex offenders in Arizona. This yields a total of 103 sex offenders in Arizona per 100,000 residents which is 54% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Paradise Valley, AZ13,2431151,4981,613
Sun Lakes, AZ13,8852341,7291,963
Chandler, AZ245,2311892,0832,273
Scottsdale, AZ223,5191862,2802,465
Queen Creek, AZ28,5292982,2012,499
Gilbert, AZ223,131721,3211,393

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Paradise, NV223,1821,0163,8944,910
North Las Vegas, NV223,3369092,2743,183
Scottsdale, AZ223,5191862,2802,465
Fremont, CA221,6541451,8812,026
Irving, TX224,8591982,5552,753
Gilbert, AZ223,131721,3211,393
Source: The Gilbert, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.