Reported Annual Crime In Maricopa

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMaricopa/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime683n/a (estimate)1,4173,4432,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMaricopa/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a4.14.54.9
Rape3n/a6.245.538.6
Robbery7n/a14.593.1101.9
Assault71n/a147.3267.1237.8
Violent crime83n/a (estimate)172410373
Burglary94n/a195.0555.9491.4
Theft473n/a981.52,231.51,775.4
Vehicle theft33n/a68.5245.8220.2
Property crime600n/a (estimate)1,2453,0332,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Maricopa, AZ. All reported Maricopa, AZ crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Maricopa, AZ overall crime rate is 59% lower than in comparison to the Arizona average; and is also 50% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Maricopa, AZ, the rate is 58% lower than compared to the Arizona average, and 54% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Maricopa, AZ comes in at 59% lower than to the average seen in Arizona, and 50% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Maricopa is 50% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.88 daily crimes that occur in Maricopa.
  • Maricopa is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Maricopa you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Maricopa has decreased by 66%.

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Daily Crime In Maricopa (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Maricopa, AZ per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Arizona and on a national level. In Maricopa, AZ the total number of daily crimes is 2.43 times less than the Arizona average and 2.02 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Maricopa, AZ is 2.38 times less than the Arizona average and 2.16 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Maricopa, AZ has a daily crime rate that is 2.44 times less than the Arizona average and 2.00 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Maricopa (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Maricopa, AZ compared to every other city in Arizona as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Maricopa, AZ ranks safer than 80% of every city located within Arizona along with 63% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Arizona and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Maricopa, AZ. As a result, Maricopa, AZ is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Maricopa

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Maricopa is 1 in 581
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Maricopa is 1 in 81
The chance of being a victim of crime in Maricopa is 1 in 71
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Maricopa, AZ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Maricopa, AZ you have a 1 in 581 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 81 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Maricopa, AZ.

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

Determining whether Maricopa, 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. Maricopa, AZ has decreased by 61% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 67% year over year. Total crimes for Maricopa, AZ has decreased by 66% in the same time frame.

Maricopa police department

ItemMaricopaArizonaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6512,274556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.13.3
There are a total of 65 Maricopa police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 53.3% less than the Arizona average and 55.7% 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
Casa Blanca, AZ1,8482301,7031,933
Ak-Chin Village, AZ1,1952301,7031,933
Sun Lakes, AZ13,8852341,7291,963
Stotonic Village, AZ3066234,6065,228
Sweet Water Village, AZ3536304,6585,288
Maricopa, AZ45,3881721,2451,417

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Farmington, NM45,3834243,8304,254
Severn, MD45,3964522,2902,742
Glenview, IL45,400591,0851,144
Sierra Vista, AZ45,3652462,9043,151
Twin Falls, ID45,3623212,9863,307
Maricopa, AZ45,3881721,2451,417
Source: The Maricopa, 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.