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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 34%
Property crime 36%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew River/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,592 (estimate)2,8962,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a50.342.6
Robberyn/an/an/a88.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a311.9250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)250 (estimate)455379
Burglaryn/an/an/a394.3340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a249.4219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,342 (estimate)2,4412,110

Key findings

  • New River crime rates are 36% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in New River are 34% lower than the national average
  • In New River you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • New River is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in New River has decreased by 8%

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

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      Daily Crime In New River (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New River

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New River is 1 in 400
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in New River is 1 in 75
      The chance of being a victim of crime in New River is 1 in 63

      Year Over Year Crime In New River (per 100,000 people)

      New River police department

      ItemNew RiverArizonaNational
      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
      Carefree, AZ3,58087465551
      Cave Creek, AZ5,275148794941
      Anthem, AZ22,5712041,0961,300
      Black Canyon City, AZ2,6812391,2791,518
      New River, AZ15,3052501,3421,592

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      White Center, WA15,3063563,2503,607
      Kenmore, NY15,3034991,9082,406
      Payson, AZ15,2973741,8272,202
      Perry, GA15,2934002,7883,188
      West University Place, TX15,31838784822
      New River, AZ15,3052501,3421,592
      Source: The New River, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.