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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 42%
Property crime 44%
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 peopleDesert Hills/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,455 (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)219 (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)1,236 (estimate)2,6772,200

Key findings

  • Desert Hills crime rates are 44% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Desert Hills are 42% lower than the national average
  • In Desert Hills you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Desert Hills is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Desert Hills has decreased by 8%

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

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      Daily Crime In Desert Hills (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Desert Hills

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Desert Hills is 1 in 457
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Desert Hills is 1 in 81
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Desert Hills is 1 in 69

      Year Over Year Crime In Desert Hills (per 100,000 people)

      Desert Hills police department

      ItemDesert HillsArizonaNational
      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
      Lake Havasu City, AZ53,0581611,5181,679
      Crystal Beach, AZ1516113,4414,052
      Desert Hills, AZ2,7822191,2361,455

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tainter Lake, WI2,782103543646
      Meadowbrook, CA2,7822731,4551,728
      Clarion, IA2,783127861988
      Lagrange, IN2,7831931,1041,297
      Hamburg, AR2,7833378981,235
      Desert Hills, AZ2,7822191,2361,455
      Source: The Desert Hills, 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.