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Total crime 87%
Violent crime 102%
Property crime 84%
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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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePoston/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,384 (estimate)2,7132,346
Murdern/an/an/a6.96.5
Rapen/an/an/a44.038.4
Robberyn/an/an/a83.773.9
Assaultn/an/an/a350.2279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)784 (estimate)485388
Burglaryn/an/an/a330.0314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,656.01,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a241.7246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,600 (estimate)2,2281,958

Key findings

  • Poston crime rates are 87% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Poston are 102% higher than the national average
  • In Poston you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Poston is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Poston has decreased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In Poston (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Poston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Poston is 1 in 128
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Poston is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Poston is 1 in 23

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

      Poston police department

      ItemPostonArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a12,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.13.3

      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
      Cienega Springs, AZ1,7952109631,172
      Big River, CA1,1202441,1791,423
      Parker, AZ3,0432172,3882,605
      Bluewater, AZ8026452,9653,610
      Bluewater, CA2126273,0333,659
      Poston, AZ3477843,6004,384

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Nuiqsut, AK3471,2523,3764,628
      Poyen, AR3479993,8834,882
      Jerome, AZ3472192,4122,632
      Ransom, IL3475532,0242,577
      Sulphur Springs, IN3474702,3422,812
      Poston, AZ3477843,6004,384
      Source: The Poston, 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.