What are the odds that you'll be safer in Mesa, Arizona compared to other areas of Arizona, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Mesa safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Mesa is safer than 30% of Arizona cities, and 26% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Arizona, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Mesa. At this time, Mesa sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.