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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 11%
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 peopleBenson/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,868 (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)432 (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)2,435 (estimate)2,6772,200

Key findings

  • Benson crime rates are 11% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Benson are 14% higher than the national average
  • In Benson you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Benson is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Benson has decreased by 8%

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

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      Daily Crime In Benson (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Benson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Benson is 1 in 232
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Benson is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Benson is 1 in 35

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

      Benson police department

      ItemBensonArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2312,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.43.13.3
      There are a total of 23 Benson police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.1% greater than the Arizona average and 35.5% greater 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
      St. David, AZ1,7091951,0981,293
      Mescal, AZ1,5252311,3001,530
      Pimaco Two, AZ6155262,9663,492
      Benson, AZ4,9744322,4352,868

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chittenango, NY4,9743091,2701,578
      Salem, MO4,9741023,2383,340
      Normandy, MO4,9734632,4442,907
      Chisago City, MN4,9751281,1571,284
      Thatcher, AZ4,97201,3871,387
      Benson, AZ4,9744322,4352,868
      Source: The Benson, 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.