Reported Annual Crime In Lake Havasu City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Havasu City/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,080n/a (estimate)2,0293,4432,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Havasu City/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.54.9
Rape30n/a56.445.538.6
Robbery6n/a11.393.1101.9
Assault57n/a107.1267.1237.8
Violent crime93n/a (estimate)175410373
Burglary216n/a405.9555.9491.4
Theft728n/a1,367.92,231.51,775.4
Vehicle theft43n/a80.8245.8220.2
Property crime987n/a (estimate)1,8553,0332,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Lake Havasu City, AZ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Lake Havasu City, AZ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Lake Havasu City, AZ crime rates are 41% lower than in comparison to the Arizona mean and are 29% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Lake Havasu City, AZ has a rate that is 57% lower than the Arizona average; compared to the United States, it is 53% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Lake Havasu City, AZ is 39% lower than its state's mean, and 25% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lake Havasu City is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.56 daily crimes that occur in Lake Havasu City.
  • Lake Havasu City is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake Havasu City you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake Havasu City has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Lake Havasu City (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Lake Havasu City, AZ per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Arizona and on a national scale. In Lake Havasu City, AZ the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.70 times less than the Arizona average and 1.41 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Lake Havasu City, AZ is 2.35 times less than the Arizona average and 2.13 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Lake Havasu City, AZ has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.64 times less than the Arizona average and 1.34 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Lake Havasu City (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Lake Havasu City, AZ in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Arizona as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Lake Havasu City, AZ to other cities in the state and across the country, Lake Havasu City, AZ is 71% safer than other cities of Arizona and 56% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Arizona cities and all around the United States, Lake Havasu City, AZ has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Lake Havasu City, AZ crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Havasu City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Havasu City is 1 in 573
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Havasu City is 1 in 54
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Havasu City is 1 in 50
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Lake Havasu City, AZ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lake Havasu City, AZ you have a 1 in 573 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lake Havasu City, AZ.

Year Over Year Crime In Lake Havasu City (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Lake Havasu City, AZ is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Lake Havasu City, AZ has increased by 5% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 12% year over year. Total crimes for Lake Havasu City, AZ has decreased by 10% in the same time frame.

Lake Havasu City police department

ItemLake Havasu CityArizonaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11512,274556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.13.3
There are a total of 115 Lake Havasu City police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.7% less than the Arizona average and 34.2% 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
Desert Hills, AZ2,5081941,4321,626
Crystal Beach, AZ1775283,9024,430
Lake Havasu City, AZ52,8271751,8552,029

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Kingsport, TN52,8356524,9125,564
Greenwood, IN52,7993793,7464,125
Delano, CA52,8834172,6193,036
Aloha, OR52,9023253,6824,007
Smyrna, GA52,9223382,6823,020
Lake Havasu City, AZ52,8271751,8552,029
Source: The Lake Havasu City, 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.