Reported Annual Crime In Prescott

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrescott/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,060n/a (estimate)2,4673,4232,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrescott/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape11n/a25.651.041.7
Robbery15n/a34.9106.098.0
Assault131n/a304.8345.0248.9
Violent crime157n/a (estimate)365508383
Burglary121n/a281.6536.3430.4
Theft757n/a1,761.52,107.01,694.4
Vehicle theft25n/a58.2271.6237.4
Property crime903n/a (estimate)2,1012,9152,362
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Prescott, AZ is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Prescott, AZ. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Prescott, AZ averages 28% lower than the rest of Arizona while the rate of crime on a national scale is 10% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Prescott, AZ is 28% lower than the average rate of crime in Arizona and 5% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 28% lower than the remainder of the state of Arizona and 11% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Prescott, AZ area.

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The Prescott crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Prescott as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Prescott crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Prescott is 10% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.76 daily crimes that occur in Prescott.
  • Prescott is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Prescott you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Prescott has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Prescott (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Prescott, AZ per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Arizona as well as national figures. In Prescott, AZ the total number of daily crimes is 1.39 times less than the Arizona average and 1.11 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Prescott, AZ are 1.39 times less than the Arizona average and 1.05 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Prescott, AZ has a daily crime rate that is 1.39 times less than the Arizona average and 1.12 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Prescott (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Prescott, AZ compared to every other city in Arizona as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Prescott, AZ ranks safer than 39% of every city located within Arizona along with 31% 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. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Prescott, AZ. As a result, Prescott, AZ is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prescott

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prescott is 1 in 274
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prescott is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Prescott is 1 in 41
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Prescott, AZ? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Prescott, AZ, then there is a 1 in 274 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 48. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 41 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Prescott, AZ.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Prescott, 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 Prescott, AZ has increased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Prescott, AZ has decreased by 18% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Prescott, AZ has decreased by 15% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Prescott police department

ItemPrescottArizonaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11212,274558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.83.13.3
There are a total of 112 Prescott police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.6% less than the Arizona average and 14.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Arizona

StateTotal offendersArizona /100KNational /100K
Arizona5,405103222
There are a total of 5,405 sex offenders in Arizona. This yields a total of 103 sex offenders in Arizona per 100,000 residents which is 54% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Williamson, AZ5,2071659481,113
Mayer, AZ1,7592351,3471,582
Dewey-Humboldt, AZ3,9652351,3491,585
Prescott Valley, AZ41,0701962,1442,340
Chino Valley, AZ11,0155012,8763,377
Wilhoit, AZ9227284,1784,906
Prescott, AZ41,0903652,1012,467

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Prescott Valley, AZ41,0701962,1442,340
Whitney, NV41,1247653,5934,358
Manassas, VA41,1492261,8762,103
Edmonds, WA41,0201712,1972,367
Shelton, CT40,979679511,019
Prescott, AZ41,0903652,1012,467
Source: The Prescott, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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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