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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 24%
Property crime 68%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAvondale/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,346n/a (estimate)3,8412,8962,489
Murder1n/a1.15.05.0
Rape21n/a24.150.342.6
Robbery82n/a94.188.181.6
Assault147n/a168.7311.9250.2
Violent crime251n/a (estimate)288455379
Burglary381n/a437.3394.3340.5
Theft2,467n/a2,831.81,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theft247n/a283.5249.4219.9
Property crime3,095n/a (estimate)3,5532,4412,110

Key findings

  • Avondale crime rates are 54% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Avondale are 24% lower than the national average
  • In Avondale you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Avondale is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Avondale has increased by 8%

Avondale crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Avondale (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Avondale, Arizona is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Avondale are 1.33 times more than the Arizona average and 1.54 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Avondale are 1.58 times less than than Arizona and 1.32 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Avondale are 1.46 times more than than Arizona and 1.68 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Avondale (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Arizona and all other cities across the US, is Avondale safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Avondale is safer than 35% of other cities in the state of Arizona. In addition, Avondale is safer than 24% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Arizona and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Avondale. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Avondale is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Avondale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Avondale is 1 in 348
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Avondale is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Avondale is 1 in 27
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Avondale? In Avondale, AZ you have a 1 in 348 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 29 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Avondale.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Avondale is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Avondale has decreased by 14% and the rate of property crime in Avondale has increased by 11%. The total crime rate in Avondale has increased by 8% year to year.

      Avondale police department

      ItemAvondaleArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15512,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.13.3
      There are a total of 155 Avondale police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.2% less than the Arizona average and 39.2% 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
      Citrus Park, AZ4,832118634752
      Litchfield Park, AZ5,4491618651,026
      Surprise, AZ127,492981,4781,576
      Buckeye, AZ59,3101371,6241,761
      Peoria, AZ158,6772331,8752,108
      Goodyear, AZ72,6292022,3972,599
      El Mirage, AZ33,9372322,7142,946
      Avondale, AZ80,6312883,5533,841

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lake Forest, CA80,65876789865
      Largo, FL80,6783842,7393,122
      Fayetteville, AR80,5524474,4814,929
      Bryan, TX80,5524272,2262,653
      Cranston, RI80,8821561,3621,518
      Avondale, AZ80,6312883,5533,841
      Source: The Avondale, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.