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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 45%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGilbert/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,082n/a (estimate)1,1872,7132,346
Murder4n/a1.56.96.5
Rape47n/a18.144.038.4
Robbery40n/a15.483.773.9
Assault193n/a74.3350.2279.7
Violent crime284n/a (estimate)109485388
Burglary395n/a152.1330.0314.2
Theft2,253n/a867.81,656.01,398.0
Vehicle theft150n/a57.8241.7246.0
Property crime2,798n/a (estimate)1,0782,2281,958

Key findings

  • Gilbert crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Gilbert are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Gilbert you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Gilbert is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Gilbert has decreased by 9%

Gilbert crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Gilbert (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Gilbert on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Arizona and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Gilbert (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Arizona, are 2.29 times less than the state average and 1.98 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Gilbert on a daily basis are 4.43 times less than than Arizona average and 3.55 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Gilbert are 2.07 times less than the daily state average and 1.82 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Gilbert (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Gilbert in comparison to other Arizona communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Gilbert safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Gilbert being safer than 83% of cities in Arizona and 70% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Arizona cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Gilbert. In conclusion, Gilbert ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gilbert

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gilbert is 1 in 915
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gilbert is 1 in 93
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Gilbert is 1 in 85
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Gilbert, Arizona? If you reside in Gilbert, then there is a 1 in 915 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 93. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 85 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Gilbert.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Gilbert is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Gilbert has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 12% in Gilbert, while property crimes in Gilbert have decreased by 10%. Total crime has decreased by 9% year over year.

      Gilbert police department

      ItemGilbertArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)33512,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.13.3
      There are a total of 335 Gilbert police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 49.6% less than the Arizona average and 51.9% 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
      Maricopa Colony, AZ1,0272641,2111,474
      Sun Lakes, AZ14,8282731,2561,530
      Paradise Valley, AZ13,8331011,4541,555
      Queen Creek, AZ30,8493051,3991,703
      Apache Junction, AZ37,7752141,7751,989
      Scottsdale, AZ234,4951791,8802,059
      Chandler, AZ242,1312061,8552,060
      Gilbert, AZ226,8321091,0781,187

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Arlington, VA226,092113786899
      Fremont, CA227,9341672,3432,509
      Baton Rouge, LA228,6949524,8265,778
      Paradise, NV229,6666832,8633,547
      North Las Vegas, NV230,4365221,6242,145
      Gilbert, AZ226,8321091,0781,187
      Source: The Gilbert, 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.