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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 15%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleApache Junction/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime854n/a (estimate)2,0713,1522,580
Murder0n/a0.05.15.0
Rape0n/a0.050.742.6
Robbery16n/a38.891.086.2
Assault65n/a157.6328.1246.8
Violent crime81n/a (estimate)196475381
Burglary118n/a286.1439.7376.0
Theft575n/a1,394.11,970.31,594.6
Vehicle theft80n/a194.0266.9228.9
Property crime773n/a (estimate)1,8742,6772,200

Key findings

  • Apache Junction crime rates are 20% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Apache Junction are 48% lower than the national average
  • In Apache Junction you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Apache Junction is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Apache Junction has decreased by 19%

Apache Junction crime map

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The Apache Junction crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Apache Junction 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 Apache Junction crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Apache Junction (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Apache Junction for every 100,000 residents. The Apache Junction total amount of daily crime is 1.52 times less than the Arizona average and 1.25 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Apache Junction, is 2.42 times less than the Arizona average, and it is 1.94 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Apache Junction has a daily crime average that is 1.43 times less than the Arizona average and 1.17 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Apache Junction (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Apache Junction in comparison to other Arizona communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Apache Junction safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Apache Junction being safer than 69% of cities in Arizona and 50% of cities across the United States. 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 Apache Junction. In conclusion, Apache Junction ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Apache Junction

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Apache Junction is 1 in 510
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Apache Junction is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Apache Junction is 1 in 49
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Apache Junction? In Apache Junction, you have a 1 in 510 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 54. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Apache Junction, AZ is 1 in 49.

      Year Over Year Crime In Apache Junction (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Apache Junction, Arizona (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Apache Junction has decreased by 1%, the amount of property crime in Apache Junction has decreased by 21%, and the total amount of crime in Apache Junction has decreased by 19% year over year.

      Apache Junction police department

      ItemApache JunctionArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8912,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.13.3
      There are a total of 89 Apache Junction police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.4% less than the Arizona average and 26% less than the National average.

      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
      Gold Canyon, AZ9,6161679391,106
      Fountain Hills, AZ23,8632001,1241,324
      Gilbert, AZ226,832951,3231,417
      Maricopa Colony, AZ1,0272581,4551,713
      Queen Creek, AZ30,8492981,6811,979
      Queen Valley, AZ7123041,7112,014
      San Tan Valley, AZ88,5076213,5004,121
      Apache Junction, AZ37,7751961,8742,071

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chillum, MD37,7736492,8143,463
      Lima, OH37,8366504,5045,153
      Roy, UT37,8531361,3241,460
      Gainesville, GA37,9063823,0943,476
      Valley Stream, NY37,6263171,3051,623
      Apache Junction, AZ37,7751961,8742,071
      Source: The Apache Junction, 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.