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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 29%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEl Mirage/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,066n/a (estimate)2,9462,8962,489
Murder2n/a5.55.05.0
Rape22n/a60.850.342.6
Robbery14n/a38.788.181.6
Assault46n/a127.1311.9250.2
Violent crime84n/a (estimate)232455379
Burglary362n/a1,000.4394.3340.5
Theft523n/a1,445.31,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theft97n/a268.1249.4219.9
Property crime982n/a (estimate)2,7142,4412,110

Key findings

  • El Mirage crime rates are 18% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in El Mirage are 39% lower than the national average
  • In El Mirage you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • El Mirage is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in El Mirage has increased by 4%

El Mirage crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In El Mirage (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in El Mirage for every 100,000 residents. The El Mirage total amount of daily crime is 1.02 times more than the Arizona average and 1.18 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in El Mirage, is 1.96 times less than the Arizona average, and it is 1.63 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that El Mirage has a daily crime average that is 1.11 times more than the Arizona average and 1.29 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is El Mirage (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of El Mirage to every other city in Arizona, as well as the entirety of the United States, is El Mirage safe? The gauges above illustrate that El Mirage is safer than 49% of every city located within Arizona along with 34% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Arizona and in the United States as a whole. As a result, El Mirage, AZ is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in El Mirage

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in El Mirage is 1 in 431
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in El Mirage is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in El Mirage is 1 in 34
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in El Mirage? If you reside in El Mirage, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 431. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 37 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in El Mirage, is 1 in 34.

      Year Over Year Crime In El Mirage (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether El Mirage is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in El Mirage has increased by 8% and the rate of property crime in El Mirage has increased by 4%. The total crime rate in El Mirage has increased by 4% year to year.

      El Mirage police department

      ItemEl MirageArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5012,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.13.3
      There are a total of 50 El Mirage police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.7% less than the Arizona average and 53% 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
      Citrus Park, AZ4,832118634752
      Litchfield Park, AZ5,4491618651,026
      Surprise, AZ127,492981,4781,576
      Peoria, AZ158,6772331,8752,108
      Sun City West, AZ24,8993942,1112,505
      Deer Creek, AZ1694062,1752,581
      Goodyear, AZ72,6292022,3972,599
      El Mirage, AZ33,9372322,7142,946

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pekin, IL34,0034121,9292,341
      Dana Point, CA34,0091541,1811,335
      Watertown Town, MA33,84980881962
      Houma, LA34,0526384,5445,181
      Chester, PA34,0561,3833,0054,389
      El Mirage, AZ33,9372322,7142,946
      Source: The El Mirage, 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.