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Total crime 81%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 97%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCottonwood/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime525n/a (estimate)4,2412,7132,346
Murder1n/a8.16.96.5
Rape3n/a24.244.038.4
Robbery8n/a64.683.773.9
Assault35n/a282.7350.2279.7
Violent crime47n/a (estimate)380485388
Burglary56n/a452.3330.0314.2
Theft392n/a3,166.41,656.01,398.0
Vehicle theft30n/a242.3241.7246.0
Property crime478n/a (estimate)3,8612,2281,958

Key findings

  • Cottonwood crime rates are 81% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cottonwood are 2% lower than the national average
  • In Cottonwood you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cottonwood is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cottonwood has increased by 12%

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

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      Daily Crime In Cottonwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cottonwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cottonwood is 1 in 264
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cottonwood is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cottonwood is 1 in 24

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

      Cottonwood police department

      ItemCottonwoodArizonaNational
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clarkdale, AZ4,159135519654
      Cornville, AZ2,647144662806
      Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZ6,150158725882
      Sedona, AZ10,2091858491,034
      Dewey-Humboldt, AZ3,9652251,0311,256
      Camp Verde, AZ11,0963481,7732,121
      Lake Montezuma, AZ5,2274572,1002,557
      Cottonwood, AZ11,5983803,8614,241

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Elizabethtown, PA11,5984111,7312,142
      Arlington, TN11,5994471,6572,104
      Macedonia, OH11,595741,6531,728
      Berkley, CO11,5945283,5394,067
      Lake Los Angeles, CA11,6096743,2593,933
      Cottonwood, AZ11,5983803,8614,241
      Source: The Cottonwood, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.