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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 82%
Property crime 48%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleParadise Valley/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime171n/a (estimate)1,1612,8962,489
Murder0n/a0.05.05.0
Rape5n/a33.950.342.6
Robbery2n/a13.688.181.6
Assault3n/a20.4311.9250.2
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)68455379
Burglary35n/a237.6394.3340.5
Theft119n/a807.71,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theft7n/a47.5249.4219.9
Property crime161n/a (estimate)1,0932,4412,110

Key findings

  • Paradise Valley crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Paradise Valley are 82% lower than the national average
  • In Paradise Valley you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Paradise Valley is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Paradise Valley has decreased by 15%

Paradise Valley crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Paradise Valley (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Paradise Valley, AZ per 100,000 people. In Paradise Valley, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.49 times less than the Arizona average and 2.14 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Paradise Valley is 6.71 times less than the Arizona average and 5.59 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Paradise Valley has a daily crime rate that is 2.23 times less than the Arizona average and 1.93 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Paradise Valley (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Paradise Valley in comparison to other Arizona communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Paradise Valley safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Paradise Valley being safer than 93% of cities in Arizona and 75% 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 Paradise Valley. In conclusion, Paradise Valley ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Paradise Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Paradise Valley is 1 in 1474
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Paradise Valley is 1 in 92
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Paradise Valley is 1 in 87
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Paradise Valley? In Paradise Valley, you have a 1 in 1474 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 92. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Paradise Valley, AZ is 1 in 87.

      Year Over Year Crime In Paradise Valley (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Paradise Valley is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Paradise Valley has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 224% in Paradise Valley, while property crimes in Paradise Valley have decreased by 19%. Total crime has decreased by 15% year over year.

      Paradise Valley police department

      ItemParadise ValleyArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3412,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.13.3
      There are a total of 34 Paradise Valley police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.8% less than the Arizona average and 20.6% 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
      Fountain Hills, AZ23,8631911,0251,216
      Gilbert, AZ226,832971,2031,299
      Maricopa Colony, AZ1,0272471,3261,573
      Scottsdale, AZ234,4951591,9582,117
      Mesa, AZ470,4563771,8692,246
      Deer Creek, AZ1694062,1752,581
      Glendale, AZ239,9433403,1833,523
      Paradise Valley, AZ13,833681,0931,161

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Elk Plain, WA13,8353573,2543,610
      Mountain Home, ID13,8233731,5821,955
      Azalea Park, FL13,8484982,8283,327
      Brookside, DE13,8534772,5413,018
      East Islip, NY13,8532228501,073
      Paradise Valley, AZ13,833681,0931,161
      Source: The Paradise Valley, 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.