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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 38%
Property crime 44%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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 peopleElgin/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,347 (estimate)2,7132,346
Murdern/an/an/a6.96.5
Rapen/an/an/a44.038.4
Robberyn/an/an/a83.773.9
Assaultn/an/an/a350.2279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)241 (estimate)485388
Burglaryn/an/an/a330.0314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,656.01,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a241.7246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,106 (estimate)2,2281,958

Key findings

  • Elgin crime rates are 43% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Elgin are 38% lower than the national average
  • In Elgin you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Elgin is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Elgin has decreased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In Elgin (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elgin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elgin is 1 in 416
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elgin is 1 in 91
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Elgin is 1 in 75

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

      Elgin police department

      ItemElginArizonaNational
      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

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      Sonoita, AZ8511969001,096
      Huachuca City, AZ2,180581,0451,103
      Whetstone, AZ2,6532261,0381,263
      Patagonia, AZ8386793,1213,800
      Elgin, AZ1482411,1061,347

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dixonville, FL1484722,1762,648
      Center Sandwich, NH1481611,2091,369
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      St. Joe, AR1489393,6514,590
      Lasker, NC1485592,9683,527
      Elgin, AZ1482411,1061,347
      Source: The Elgin, 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.