Reported Annual Crime In Somerton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSomerton/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime179n/a (estimate)1,1873,4232,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSomerton/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.95.3
Rape0n/a0.051.041.7
Robbery1n/a6.6106.098.0
Assault18n/a119.3345.0248.9
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)126508383
Burglary39n/a258.6536.3430.4
Theft96n/a636.52,107.01,694.4
Vehicle theft25n/a165.8271.6237.4
Property crime160n/a (estimate)1,0612,9152,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Somerton, 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 Somerton, 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 Somerton, AZ averages 65% lower than the rest of Arizona while the rate of crime on a national scale is 57% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Somerton, AZ is 75% lower than the average rate of crime in Arizona and 67% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 64% lower than the remainder of the state of Arizona and 55% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Somerton, AZ area.
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Somerton crime map

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Somerton is 57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.25 daily crimes that occur in Somerton.
  • Somerton is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Somerton you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Somerton has decreased by 23%.

Compare Somerton, AZ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Somerton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Somerton, AZ is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Arizona and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Somerton, AZ are 2.88 times less than the Arizona average and 2.31 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Somerton, AZ are 4.03 times less than than Arizona and 3.04 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Somerton, AZ are 2.75 times less than than Arizona and 2.23 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Somerton (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Somerton, AZ compared to every other city in Arizona as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Somerton, AZ ranks safer than 89% of every city located within Arizona along with 73% 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 Somerton, AZ. As a result, Somerton, AZ is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Somerton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Somerton is 1 in 794
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Somerton is 1 in 95
The chance of being a victim of crime in Somerton is 1 in 85
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Somerton, AZ? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Somerton, AZ your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 794. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 95 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Somerton, AZ is 1 in 85.

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

A good indicator of whether Somerton, AZ is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Somerton, AZ has decreased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Somerton, AZ has decreased by 24% year over year. The number of total crimes in Somerton, AZ has decreased by 23% year over year.

Somerton police department

ItemSomertonArizonaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3012,274558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.13.3
There are a total of 30 Somerton police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.1% less than the Arizona average and 37.2% 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
San Luis, AZ31,1181341,5931,727
Donovan Estates, AZ1,4352791,6031,883
Avenue B and C, AZ3,6233872,2212,608
Yuma, AZ93,7045142,7173,231
Winterhaven, CA2127264,0354,761
Drysdale, AZ4178214,7115,532
Orange Grove Mobile Manor, AZ5298214,7115,532
Somerton, AZ14,8661261,0611,187

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mastic Beach, NY14,8674391,8612,299
Aldine, TX14,8676223,6344,256
Forrest City, AR14,8717424,1184,860
Alexander City, AL14,8591,7303,7375,467
Mount Vernon, IL14,8801,2042,6723,876
Somerton, AZ14,8661261,0611,187
Source: The Somerton, 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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