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Total crime 78%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 78%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarefree/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)551 (estimate)2,8962,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a50.342.6
Robberyn/an/an/a88.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a311.9250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)87 (estimate)455379
Burglaryn/an/an/a394.3340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a249.4219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)465 (estimate)2,4412,110

Key findings

  • Carefree crime rates are 78% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Carefree are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Carefree you have a 1 in 182 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Carefree is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Carefree has decreased by 8%

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

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      Daily Crime In Carefree (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carefree

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carefree is 1 in 1154
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carefree is 1 in 216
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Carefree is 1 in 182

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

      Carefree police department

      ItemCarefreeArizonaNational
      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
      Rio Verde, AZ1,94664342406
      Cave Creek, AZ5,275148794941
      Fountain Hills, AZ23,8631911,0251,216
      Anthem, AZ22,5712041,0961,300
      New River, AZ15,3052501,3421,592
      Deer Creek, AZ1694062,1752,581
      Carefree, AZ3,58087465551

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Vails Gate, NY3,5802168261,042
      Haskell, TX3,5812471,0511,299
      Escatawpa, MS3,5821601,3671,526
      South Dennis, MA3,582182653835
      Hauula, HI3,5781481,4731,622
      Carefree, AZ3,58087465551
      Source: The Carefree, 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.