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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 31%
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 peopleLake Havasu City/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime918n/a (estimate)1,6793,1522,580
Murder2n/a3.75.15.0
Rape20n/a36.650.742.6
Robbery6n/a11.091.086.2
Assault60n/a109.7328.1246.8
Violent crime88n/a (estimate)161475381
Burglary155n/a283.5439.7376.0
Theft615n/a1,124.81,970.31,594.6
Vehicle theft60n/a109.7266.9228.9
Property crime830n/a (estimate)1,5182,6772,200

Key findings

  • Lake Havasu City crime rates are 35% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake Havasu City are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Lake Havasu City you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake Havasu City is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake Havasu City has decreased by 34%

Lake Havasu City crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Lake Havasu City (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Lake Havasu City, AZ per 100,000 people. In Lake Havasu City, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.88 times less than the Arizona average and 1.54 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Lake Havasu City is 2.95 times less than the Arizona average and 2.36 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Lake Havasu City has a daily crime rate that is 1.76 times less than the Arizona average and 1.45 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Lake Havasu City (higher is better)

      Is Lake Havasu City 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 Lake Havasu City to other cities in the state and across the country, Lake Havasu City is 77% safer than other cities of Arizona and 59% safer than other cities in the nation. Lake Havasu City has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Havasu City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Havasu City is 1 in 622
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Havasu City is 1 in 66
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Havasu City is 1 in 60
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Lake Havasu City, Arizona you have a 1 in 622 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lake Havasu City.

      Year Over Year Crime In Lake Havasu City (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Lake Havasu City is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Lake Havasu City violent crime rates have decreased by 39%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 33% year over year. Total crimes for Lake Havasu City has decreased by 34% in the same time frame.

      Lake Havasu City police department

      ItemLake Havasu CityArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11512,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.13.3
      There are a total of 115 Lake Havasu City police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.7% less than the Arizona average and 33.9% 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
      Desert Hills, AZ2,7822191,2361,455
      Crystal Beach, AZ1516113,4414,052
      Lake Havasu City, AZ53,0581611,5181,679

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bellevue, NE52,9932101,8312,042
      Bradenton, FL52,9856732,7133,386
      Hoboken, NJ53,1362161,5651,781
      Revere, MA53,1654771,6302,107
      Watsonville, CA52,9154462,4402,886
      Lake Havasu City, AZ53,0581611,5181,679
      Source: The Lake Havasu City, 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.