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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 39%
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 peopleNogales/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime651n/a (estimate)3,2593,1522,580
Murder2n/a10.05.15.0
Rape0n/a0.050.742.6
Robbery0n/a0.091.086.2
Assault39n/a195.3328.1246.8
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)205475381
Burglary82n/a410.6439.7376.0
Theft392n/a1,962.71,970.31,594.6
Vehicle theft136n/a680.9266.9228.9
Property crime610n/a (estimate)3,0542,6772,200

Key findings

  • Nogales crime rates are 26% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Nogales are 46% lower than the national average
  • In Nogales you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Nogales is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Nogales has increased by 5%

Nogales crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Nogales (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Nogales for every 100,000 residents. The Nogales total amount of daily crime is 1.03 times more than the Arizona average and 1.26 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Nogales, is 2.31 times less than the Arizona average, and it is 1.85 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Nogales has a daily crime average that is 1.14 times more than the Arizona average and 1.39 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Nogales (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Nogales in comparison to other Arizona communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Nogales safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Nogales being safer than 45% of cities in Arizona and 34% 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 Nogales. In conclusion, Nogales ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nogales

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nogales is 1 in 488
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nogales is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Nogales is 1 in 31
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Nogales? If you reside in Nogales, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 488. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 33 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Nogales, is 1 in 31.

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

      Determining whether Nogales is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Nogales violent crime rates have decreased by 5%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 6% year over year. Total crimes for Nogales has increased by 5% in the same time frame.

      Nogales police department

      ItemNogalesArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7112,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.43.13.3
      There are a total of 71 Nogales police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.1% greater than the Arizona average and 3.1% greater 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
      Tumacacori-Carmen, AZ3631921,0821,273
      Rio Rico, AZ18,5896233,5134,136
      Patagonia, AZ8386653,7504,415
      Kino Springs, AZ2667174,0434,760
      Nogales, AZ20,3552053,0543,259

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Makakilo, HI20,3532522,9043,156
      Marblehead, MA20,36397494591
      Gardner, MA20,3344441,7582,202
      American Canyon, CA20,3342751,9912,267
      Lathrop, CA20,3316473,4454,091
      Nogales, AZ20,3552053,0543,259
      Source: The Nogales, 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.