Reported Annual Crime In Peoria

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeoria/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,629n/a (estimate)2,1323,1522,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeoria/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a1.85.15.0
Rape57n/a33.550.742.6
Robbery68n/a40.091.086.2
Assault260n/a152.8328.1246.8
Violent crime388n/a (estimate)228475381
Burglary519n/a305.0439.7376.0
Theft2,505n/a1,472.01,970.31,594.6
Vehicle theft217n/a127.5266.9228.9
Property crime3,241n/a (estimate)1,9042,6772,200
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Peoria, AZ. The total number of reported crimes in Peoria, AZ is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Peoria, AZ crime rate is 32% lower than the Arizona average and is 17% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Peoria, AZ has a violent crime rate that is 52% lower than the Arizona average and 40% lower than the national average. For property crime, Peoria, AZ is 29% lower than the Arizona average and 13% lower than the national average.

Peoria crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Peoria is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.84 daily crimes that occur in Peoria.
  • Peoria is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Peoria you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Peoria has decreased by 8%.

Compare Peoria, AZ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Peoria (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Peoria, AZ per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Arizona and on a national level. In Peoria, AZ the total number of daily crimes is 1.48 times less than the Arizona average and 1.21 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Peoria, AZ is 2.08 times less than the Arizona average and 1.67 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Peoria, AZ has a daily crime rate that is 1.41 times less than the Arizona average and 1.15 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Peoria (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Peoria, AZ in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Arizona as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Peoria, AZ to other cities in the state and across the country, Peoria, AZ is 66% safer than other cities of Arizona and 46% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Arizona cities and all around the United States, Peoria, AZ has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Peoria, AZ crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Peoria

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Peoria is 1 in 439
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Peoria is 1 in 53
The chance of being a victim of crime in Peoria is 1 in 47
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Peoria, AZ? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Peoria, AZ, you have a 1 in 439 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 53. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Peoria, AZ is 1 in 47.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Peoria, AZ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Peoria, AZ has increased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Peoria, AZ has decreased by 10% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Peoria, AZ has decreased by 8% 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

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Citrus Park, AZ4,832123695819
Litchfield Park, AZ5,4491689491,117
Surprise, AZ127,4921211,5391,660
Sun City West, AZ24,8994112,3162,728
Goodyear, AZ72,6292472,5332,780
Deer Creek, AZ1694232,3862,810
El Mirage, AZ33,9372152,6112,827
Peoria, AZ158,6772281,9042,132

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lancaster, CA159,6517422,3663,108
Fort Collins, CO157,2512332,2012,434
Palmdale, CA156,8233741,5441,917
McKinney, TX156,8211521,0451,196
Salinas, CA155,8896192,7143,332
Peoria, AZ158,6772281,9042,132
Source: The Peoria, 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.
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