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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 85%
Property crime 3%
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 peopleThatcher/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime115n/a (estimate)2,2212,8962,489
Murder0n/a0.05.05.0
Rape0n/a0.050.342.6
Robbery0n/a0.088.181.6
Assault3n/a57.9311.9250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)58455379
Burglary12n/a231.8394.3340.5
Theft99n/a1,912.31,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a19.3249.4219.9
Property crime112n/a (estimate)2,1632,4412,110

Key findings

  • Thatcher crime rates are 11% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Thatcher are 85% lower than the national average
  • In Thatcher you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Thatcher is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Thatcher has increased by 60%

Thatcher crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Thatcher (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Thatcher, Arizona is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Thatcher are 1.30 times less than the Arizona average and 1.12 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Thatcher are 7.86 times less than than Arizona and 6.55 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Thatcher are 1.13 times less than than Arizona and 1.03 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Thatcher (higher is better)

      How safe is Thatcher, Arizona compared to other cities in Arizona and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Thatcher is safer than 70% of the cities in Arizona and 54% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Arizona and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Thatcher. Overall, Thatcher is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Thatcher

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Thatcher is 1 in 1726
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Thatcher is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Thatcher is 1 in 46
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Thatcher, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1726. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 47 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 Thatcher is 1 in 46.

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

      A good indicator of whether Thatcher 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 Thatcher has not changed, while the property crime rate in Thatcher has increased by 56% year over year. The number of total crimes in Thatcher has increased by 60% year over year.

      Thatcher police department

      ItemThatcherArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1212,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.13.3
      There are a total of 12 Thatcher police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.1% less than the Arizona average and 24.8% 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
      Cactus Flats, AZ1,3982101,1271,337
      Pima, AZ2,47101,4231,423
      Swift Trail Junction, AZ3,2622911,5631,854
      Solomon, AZ2855793,1053,684
      Safford, AZ9,6162123,6613,873
      San Jose, AZ7726203,3223,942
      Thatcher, AZ4,972582,1632,221

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hollywood, SC4,971142819961
      Normandy, MO4,9734572,4362,893
      Chittenango, NY4,9743171,2111,527
      Salem, MO4,9741231,8391,961
      Benson, AZ4,9744142,2202,634
      Thatcher, AZ4,972582,1632,221
      Source: The Thatcher, 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.