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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 49%
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 peopleFountain Hills/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,324 (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)200 (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)1,124 (estimate)2,6772,200

Key findings

  • Fountain Hills crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fountain Hills are 48% lower than the national average
  • In Fountain Hills you have a 1 in 76 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fountain Hills is safer than 60% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fountain Hills has decreased by 8%

Fountain Hills crime map

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fountain Hills

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fountain Hills is 1 in 502
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fountain Hills is 1 in 89
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fountain Hills is 1 in 76

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

      Fountain Hills police department

      ItemFountain 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
      Rio Verde, AZ1,94667376442
      Carefree, AZ3,58090510600
      Paradise Valley, AZ13,833211,3501,371
      Apache Junction, AZ37,7751961,8742,071
      Mesa, AZ470,4563641,9852,349
      Scottsdale, AZ234,4951662,2292,394
      Tempe, AZ174,7084844,1384,622
      Fountain Hills, AZ23,8632001,1241,324

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Loma Linda, CA23,8591642,5002,665
      Keystone, FL23,8501629581,120
      Watertown, WI23,8781959311,126
      Derby, KS23,8471552,1182,273
      Cottage Lake, WA23,8451311,2371,368
      Fountain Hills, AZ23,8632001,1241,324
      Source: The Fountain 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.