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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 64%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSomerton/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime165n/a (estimate)9842,8962,489
Murder6n/a35.85.05.0
Rape1n/a6.050.342.6
Robbery4n/a23.988.181.6
Assault25n/a149.1311.9250.2
Violent crime36n/a (estimate)215455379
Burglary25n/a149.1394.3340.5
Theft80n/a477.01,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theft24n/a143.1249.4219.9
Property crime129n/a (estimate)7692,4412,110

Key findings

  • Somerton crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Somerton are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Somerton you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Somerton is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Somerton has decreased by 32%

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 2.94 times less than the Arizona average and 2.53 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Somerton are 2.12 times less than than Arizona and 1.77 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Somerton are 3.17 times less than than Arizona and 2.74 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 74% of every city located within Arizona along with 59% 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 466
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Somerton is 1 in 131
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Somerton is 1 in 102
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Somerton, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 466. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 131 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 102.

      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 increased by 85%, while the property crime rate in Somerton has decreased by 42% year over year. The number of total crimes in Somerton has decreased by 32% 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, AZ31,118971,2281,325
      Donovan Estates, AZ1,4352501,3421,592
      Avenue B and C, AZ3,6233471,8592,206
      Yuma, AZ93,7043812,3312,711
      Winterhaven, CA2127133,7674,480
      Drysdale, AZ4177353,9434,678
      Orange Grove Mobile Manor, AZ5297353,9434,678
      Somerton, AZ14,866215769984

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mastic Beach, NY14,8674411,6872,128
      Aldine, TX14,8675943,3903,984
      Forrest City, AR14,8719294,8105,739
      Alexander City, AL14,8592,1584,1936,351
      Mount Vernon, IL14,8801,4464,9396,384
      Somerton, AZ14,866215769984
      Source: The Somerton, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.