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Total crime 303%
Violent crime 523%
Property crime 263%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsCentral City/100k peoplePhoenix/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime67,77710,025 (estimate)4,0142,8962,489
Murder131n/a7.85.05.0
Rape1,139n/a67.450.342.6
Robbery3,197n/a189.388.181.6
Assault7,336n/a434.4311.9250.2
Violent crime11,8032,363 (estimate)699455379
Burglary9,471n/a560.8394.3340.5
Theft39,427n/a2,334.71,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theft7,076n/a419.0249.4219.9
Property crime55,9747,662 (estimate)3,3152,4412,110

Key findings

  • Central City crime rates are 303% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Central City are 523% higher than the national average
  • In Central City you have a 1 in 10 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Central City is safer than 7% of the cities in Arizona
  • Year over year crime in Phoenix has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Central City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Central City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Central City is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Central City is 1 in 14
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Central City is 1 in 10

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

      Phoenix police department

      ItemCentral CityPhoenixArizona
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,98612,274
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.73.1

      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
      Paradise Valley, AZ13,833681,0931,161
      Gilbert, AZ226,832971,2031,299
      Peoria, AZ158,6772331,8752,108
      Scottsdale, AZ234,4951591,9582,117
      Mesa, AZ470,4563771,8692,246
      Chandler, AZ242,1312282,0712,299
      Youngtown, AZ6,5634992,6783,178
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3246993,3154,014

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389093,0974,006
      San Antonio, TX1,439,3587084,3245,033
      San Diego, CA1,374,8123621,8832,244
      Dallas, TX1,278,4338633,3214,184
      San Jose, CA1,009,3634382,4202,858
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3246993,3154,014
      Source: The Central City, Phoenix, 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.