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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 63%
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 peopleBullhead City/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,593n/a (estimate)3,9483,1522,580
Murder1n/a2.55.15.0
Rape20n/a49.650.742.6
Robbery34n/a84.391.086.2
Assault94n/a232.9328.1246.8
Violent crime149n/a (estimate)369475381
Burglary362n/a897.1439.7376.0
Theft945n/a2,341.81,970.31,594.6
Vehicle theft137n/a339.5266.9228.9
Property crime1,444n/a (estimate)3,5782,6772,200

Key findings

  • Bullhead City crime rates are 53% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bullhead City are 3% lower than the national average
  • In Bullhead City you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bullhead City is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bullhead City has increased by 3%

Bullhead City crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Bullhead City (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Bullhead City on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Arizona and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Bullhead City (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Arizona, are 1.25 times more than the state average and 1.53 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Bullhead City on a daily basis are 1.29 times less than than Arizona average and 1.03 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Bullhead City are 1.34 times more than the daily state average and 1.63 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Bullhead City (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Arizona and all other cities across the US, is Bullhead City safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Bullhead City is safer than 28% of other cities in the state of Arizona. In addition, Bullhead City is safer than 20% 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 Bullhead City. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Bullhead City is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bullhead City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bullhead City is 1 in 271
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bullhead City is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bullhead City is 1 in 26
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Bullhead City? In Bullhead City, AZ you have a 1 in 271 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 28 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bullhead City.

      Year Over Year Crime In Bullhead City (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Bullhead City is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Bullhead City has increased by 47%, while the property crime rate in Bullhead City has not changed year over year. The number of total crimes in Bullhead City has increased by 3% year over year.

      Bullhead City police department

      ItemBullhead CityArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11312,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.83.13.3
      There are a total of 113 Bullhead City police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.5% less than the Arizona average and 13.7% 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
      Mohave Valley, AZ2,8612361,3291,564
      Laughlin, NV7,6415752,5923,167
      Fort Mohave, AZ14,2305212,9353,456
      Mesquite Creek, AZ4405913,3303,921
      Katherine, AZ795993,3763,975
      Willow Valley, AZ8446223,5054,127
      Bullhead City, AZ39,6533693,5783,948

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hilton Head Island, SC39,6512111,3041,515
      Shakopee, MN39,6561811,9552,136
      Maplewood, MN39,6782184,4974,715
      Woodlawn, MD39,6856402,7753,416
      Duncanville, TX39,5995433,1633,705
      Bullhead City, AZ39,6533693,5783,948
      Source: The Bullhead City, 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.