Reported Annual Crime In Safford

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 peopleSafford/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime386n/a (estimate)4,0143,4232,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSafford/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape0n/a0.051.041.7
Robbery1n/a10.4106.098.0
Assault22n/a228.8345.0248.9
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)239508394
Burglary45n/a467.9536.3430.4
Theft301n/a3,129.92,107.01,694.4
Vehicle theft17n/a176.8271.6237.4
Property crime363n/a (estimate)3,7752,9152,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Safford, AZ is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 17% higher than the average of crimes committed in Arizona. It is also 46% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Safford, AZ shows a crime rate that is 53% lower than the Arizona average. The crime rate is also 39% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Safford, AZ is shown to be 29% higher than the Arizona average and 60% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Safford is 46% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11 daily crimes that occur in Safford.
  • Safford is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Safford you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Safford has decreased by 15%.

Compare Safford, AZ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Safford (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Safford, AZ per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Arizona as well as national figures. In Safford, AZ the total number of daily crimes is 1.17 times more than the Arizona average and 1.46 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Safford, AZ are 2.12 times less than the Arizona average and 1.65 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Safford, AZ has a daily crime rate that is 1.29 times more than the Arizona average and 1.60 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Safford (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Safford, 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 Safford, AZ to other cities in the state and across the country, Safford, AZ is 45% safer than other cities of Arizona and 29% 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, Safford, AZ has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Safford, AZ crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Safford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Safford is 1 in 419
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Safford is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Safford is 1 in 25
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Safford, 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 Safford, AZ, then there is a 1 in 419 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 27. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 25 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Safford, AZ.

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

Determining whether Safford, AZ is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Safford, AZ has decreased by 37% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 13% year over year. Total crimes for Safford, AZ has decreased by 15% in the same time frame.

Safford police department

ItemSaffordArizonaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2512,274558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.13.3
There are a total of 25 Safford police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.3% less than the Arizona average and 20.2% 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
Cactus Flats, AZ1,3982351,3461,581
Thatcher, AZ4,972201,6821,702
Pima, AZ2,4711192,0182,137
Swift Trail Junction, AZ3,2623251,8672,192
Solomon, AZ2856463,7094,355
San Jose, AZ7726923,9694,661
Safford, AZ9,6162393,7754,014

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gold Canyon, AZ9,6161781,0231,201
Girard, OH9,6153322,6983,030
Chevy Chase, MD9,618175780955
Fort Oglethorpe, GA9,6135546,4727,026
Conning Towers Nautilus Park, CT9,6062561,9912,247
Safford, AZ9,6162393,7754,014
Source: The Safford, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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