Reported Annual Crime In Payson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePayson/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime434n/a (estimate)2,8273,4492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePayson/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.55.3
Rape5n/a32.647.540.4
Robbery5n/a32.6101.8102.8
Assault45n/a293.1315.4248.5
Violent crime55n/a (estimate)358470386
Burglary85n/a553.7544.4468.9
Theft265n/a1,726.32,168.11,745.0
Vehicle theft29n/a188.9265.8236.9
Property crime379n/a (estimate)2,4692,9782,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Payson, 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 Payson, 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 Payson, AZ averages 18% lower than the rest of Arizona while the rate of crime on a national scale is equal to. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Payson, AZ is 24% lower than the average rate of crime in Arizona and 7% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 17% lower than the remainder of the state of Arizona and 1% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Payson, AZ area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pine, AZ1,18086542628
Beaver Valley, AZ2011901,2031,393
Washington Park, AZ1691901,2031,393
Kohls Ranch, AZ1011901,2031,393
Round Valley, AZ5801901,2051,395
Star Valley, AZ1,9762381,5061,744
Oxbow Estates, AZ1113422,1672,508
Payson, AZ15,2973582,4692,827

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Payson is equal to the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.75 daily crimes that occur in Payson.
  • Payson is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Payson you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Payson has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Payson (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Payson, AZ per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Arizona as well as national figures. In Payson, AZ the total number of daily crimes is 1.22 times less than the Arizona average and 1.00 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Payson, AZ are 1.31 times less than the Arizona average and 1.08 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Payson, AZ has a daily crime rate that is 1.21 times less than the Arizona average and 1.01 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Payson (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Payson, AZ compared to every other city in Arizona as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Payson, AZ ranks safer than 42% of every city located within Arizona along with 32% 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 Payson, AZ. As a result, Payson, AZ is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Payson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Payson is 1 in 280
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Payson is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Payson is 1 in 36
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Payson, AZ? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Payson, AZ, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 280. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 41 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Payson, AZ is 1 in 36.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Payson, AZ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Payson, AZ has increased by 40%, while the property crime rate in Payson, AZ has decreased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Payson, AZ has decreased by 5% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Payson police department

ItemPaysonArizonaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3612,274558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.13.3
There are a total of 36 Payson police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.3% less than the Arizona average and 27.8% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Perry, GA15,2934433,3433,785
Kenmore, NY15,3035282,1702,697
New River, AZ15,3052051,2971,502
White Center, WA15,3063504,0464,395
The Dalles, OR15,2761303,1533,283
Payson, AZ15,2973582,4692,827
Source: The Payson, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.