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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 23%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeoria/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,154n/a (estimate)1,7672,7132,346
Murder3n/a1.76.96.5
Rape68n/a38.144.038.4
Robbery73n/a40.983.773.9
Assault327n/a183.2350.2279.7
Violent crime471n/a (estimate)264485388
Burglary431n/a241.5330.0314.2
Theft2,037n/a1,141.31,656.01,398.0
Vehicle theft215n/a120.5241.7246.0
Property crime2,683n/a (estimate)1,5032,2281,958

Key findings

  • Peoria crime rates are 25% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Peoria are 32% lower than the national average
  • In Peoria you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Peoria is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Peoria has decreased by 16%

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

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      Daily Crime In Peoria (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Peoria, AZ per 100,000 people. In Peoria, the total number of daily crimes is 1.54 times less than the Arizona average and 1.33 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Peoria is 1.84 times less than the Arizona average and 1.47 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Peoria has a daily crime rate that is 1.48 times less than the Arizona average and 1.30 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Peoria (higher is better)

      Is Peoria 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 Peoria to other cities in the state and across the country, Peoria is 60% safer than other cities of Arizona and 45% safer than other cities in the nation. Peoria has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Peoria

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Peoria is 1 in 379
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Peoria is 1 in 67
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Peoria is 1 in 57
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Peoria? In Peoria, you have a 1 in 379 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 67. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Peoria, AZ is 1 in 57.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Peoria, AZ is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Peoria has increased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Peoria has decreased by 20% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Peoria has decreased by 16% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Peoria police department

      ItemPeoriaArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)28012,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.13.3
      There are a total of 280 Peoria police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43% less than the Arizona average and 45.6% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Citrus Park, AZ4,832126579705
      Litchfield Park, AZ5,449172790962
      Surprise, AZ127,4921451,3871,532
      Sun City West, AZ24,8994201,9282,348
      Goodyear, AZ72,6292222,1452,367
      Deer Creek, AZ1694321,9862,418
      El Mirage, AZ33,9372932,2172,510
      Peoria, AZ158,6772641,5031,767

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lancaster, CA159,6517601,7062,466
      Fort Collins, CO157,2512172,1732,390
      Palmdale, CA156,8234791,3741,853
      McKinney, TX156,8211349361,070
      Salinas, CA155,8895552,2322,787
      Peoria, AZ158,6772641,5031,767
      Source: The Peoria, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.