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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 54%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFlagstaff/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,807n/a (estimate)3,8533,1522,580
Murder2n/a2.75.15.0
Rape37n/a50.850.742.6
Robbery40n/a54.991.086.2
Assault263n/a361.0328.1246.8
Violent crime342n/a (estimate)469475381
Burglary178n/a244.3439.7376.0
Theft2,234n/a3,066.51,970.31,594.6
Vehicle theft53n/a72.8266.9228.9
Property crime2,465n/a (estimate)3,3842,6772,200

Key findings

  • Flagstaff crime rates are 49% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Flagstaff are 23% higher than the national average
  • In Flagstaff you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Flagstaff is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Flagstaff has decreased by 12%

Flagstaff crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Flagstaff (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Flagstaff, AZ per 100,000 people. In Flagstaff, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.22 times more than the Arizona average and 1.49 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Flagstaff is 1.01 times less than the Arizona average and 1.23 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Flagstaff has a daily crime rate that is 1.26 times more than the Arizona average and 1.54 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Flagstaff (higher is better)

      Is Flagstaff safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Arizona as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Flagstaff to other cities in the state and across the country, Flagstaff is 20% safer than other cities of Arizona and 16% safer than other cities in the nation. Flagstaff has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Flagstaff

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Flagstaff is 1 in 214
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Flagstaff is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Flagstaff is 1 in 26
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Flagstaff? If you reside in Flagstaff, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 214. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 30 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 Flagstaff, is 1 in 26.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Flagstaff, Arizona (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Flagstaff has increased by 26%, the amount of property crime in Flagstaff has decreased by 16%, and the total amount of crime in Flagstaff has decreased by 12% year over year.

      Flagstaff police department

      ItemFlagstaffArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15812,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.13.3
      There are a total of 158 Flagstaff police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.5% less than the Arizona average and 27.1% 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
      Fort Valley, AZ1,15767376442
      Mountainaire, AZ1,150120677797
      Kachina Village, AZ2,5881619101,072
      Doney Park, AZ5,7752351,3231,558
      Flagstaff, AZ69,2704693,3843,853

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Palatine, IL69,09841522562
      The Villages, FL69,4572281,3491,577
      Glen Burnie, MD69,0606332,7433,376
      Rancho Cordova, CA69,4823631,8542,217
      Bismarck, ND68,9812992,7253,024
      Flagstaff, AZ69,2704693,3843,853
      Source: The Flagstaff, 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.