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Total crime 19%
Violent crime 18%
Property crime 20%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAjo/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,083 (estimate)3,1522,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a50.742.6
Robberyn/an/an/a91.086.2
Assaultn/an/an/a328.1246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)314 (estimate)475381
Burglaryn/an/an/a439.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,970.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a266.9228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,769 (estimate)2,6772,200

Key findings

  • Ajo crime rates are 19% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ajo are 18% lower than the national average
  • In Ajo you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ajo is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ajo has decreased by 9%

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The Ajo crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Ajo as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Ajo crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Ajo (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ajo

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ajo is 1 in 319
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ajo is 1 in 57
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ajo is 1 in 49

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

      Ajo police department

      ItemAjoArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a12,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.13.3

      Sex offenders in Arizona

      StateTotal offendersArizona /100KNational /100K
      Arizona8,206157266
      There are a total of 8,206 sex offenders in Arizona. This yields a total of 157 sex offenders in Arizona per 100,000 residents which is 41% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ajo, AZ3,6963141,7692,083

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lloyd Harbor, NY3,69667274341
      Aurora, IN3,6972021,1541,357
      Windsor, NC3,6943071,0431,350
      Ross, OH3,6931229491,071
      Collinsville, CT3,69392751843
      Ajo, AZ3,6963141,7692,083
      Source: The Ajo, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.