Annual Crime In Prescott Valley (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
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 peoplePrescott Valley/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime843n/a (estimate)1,8593,1522,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrescott Valley/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.25.15.0
Rape10n/a22.150.742.6
Robbery5n/a11.091.086.2
Assault51n/a112.5328.1246.8
Violent crime67n/a (estimate)148475381
Burglary73n/a161.0439.7376.0
Theft676n/a1,491.11,970.31,594.6
Vehicle theft27n/a59.6266.9228.9
Property crime776n/a (estimate)1,7122,6772,200

Key findings

  • Prescott Valley crime rates are 28% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Prescott Valley are 61% lower than the national average
  • In Prescott Valley you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Prescott Valley is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Prescott Valley has decreased by 26%

Prescott Valley crime map

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Compare Prescott Valley, AZ Crime To Other Cities

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

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Prescott Valley on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Arizona and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Prescott Valley (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Arizona, are 1.69 times less than the state average and 1.39 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Prescott Valley on a daily basis are 3.21 times less than than Arizona average and 2.58 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Prescott Valley are 1.56 times less than the daily state average and 1.29 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Prescott Valley (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Prescott Valley compared to every other city in Arizona, as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Prescott Valley ranks safer than 75% of every city located within Arizona along with 57% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Arizona and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Prescott Valley, AZ is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prescott Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prescott Valley is 1 in 677
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prescott Valley is 1 in 59
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Prescott Valley is 1 in 54
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Prescott Valley? If you reside in Prescott Valley, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 677. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 59 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Prescott Valley, is 1 in 54.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Prescott Valley, AZ is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Prescott Valley has decreased by 19%, while the property crime rate in Prescott Valley has decreased by 26% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Prescott Valley has decreased by 26% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Prescott Valley police department

      ItemPrescott ValleyArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6712,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.13.3
      There are a total of 67 Prescott Valley police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.2% less than the Arizona average and 47.7% 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
      Williamson, AZ5,2071548711,025
      Clarkdale, AZ4,159921,0531,145
      Mayer, AZ1,7592201,2371,457
      Dewey-Humboldt, AZ3,9652201,2391,459
      Chino Valley, AZ11,0153551,5121,867
      Prescott, AZ41,0903152,0752,390
      Jerome, AZ3472192,1932,412
      Prescott Valley, AZ41,0701481,7121,859

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Prescott, AZ41,0903152,0752,390
      Edmonds, WA41,0201531,9782,131
      Whitney, NV41,1247443,3534,098
      Manassas, VA41,1492511,5181,769
      Shelton, CT40,97955687742
      Prescott Valley, AZ41,0701481,7121,859
      Source: The Prescott Valley, 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.