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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 39%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSomerton/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime237n/a (estimate)1,4473,1522,580
Murder2n/a12.25.15.0
Rape0n/a0.050.742.6
Robbery1n/a6.191.086.2
Assault16n/a97.7328.1246.8
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)116475381
Burglary63n/a384.6439.7376.0
Theft121n/a738.71,970.31,594.6
Vehicle theft34n/a207.6266.9228.9
Property crime218n/a (estimate)1,3312,6772,200

Key findings

  • Somerton crime rates are 44% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Somerton are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Somerton you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Somerton is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Somerton has increased by 22%

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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Somerton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Somerton (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Somerton, Arizona is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Somerton are 2.18 times less than the Arizona average and 1.78 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Somerton are 4.09 times less than than Arizona and 3.28 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Somerton are 2.01 times less than than Arizona and 1.65 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Somerton (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Somerton to every other city in Arizona, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Somerton safe? The gauges above illustrate that Somerton is safer than 85% of every city located within Arizona along with 67% 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, Somerton, AZ is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the 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 863
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Somerton is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Somerton is 1 in 70
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Somerton, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 863. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 76 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 is 1 in 70.

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

      A good indicator of whether Somerton is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Somerton has decreased by 8%, while the property crime rate in Somerton has increased by 25% year over year. The number of total crimes in Somerton has increased by 22% 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
      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
      San Luis, AZ31,118241,4271,451
      Donovan Estates, AZ1,4352611,4721,734
      Avenue B and C, AZ3,6233622,0402,402
      Yuma, AZ93,7045112,1232,634
      Winterhaven, CA2127223,8464,568
      Drysdale, AZ4177684,3265,094
      Orange Grove Mobile Manor, AZ5297684,3265,094
      Somerton, AZ14,8661161,3311,447

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Aldine, TX14,8675833,3563,939
      Mastic Beach, NY14,8674301,7702,200
      Forrest City, AR14,8719336,2367,169
      Alexander City, AL14,8592,1584,1936,351
      Mount Vernon, IL14,8801,5295,1836,712
      Somerton, AZ14,8661161,3311,447
      Source: The Somerton, 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.