Reported Annual Crime In Yuma

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYuma/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,086n/a (estimate)3,2313,4232,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYuma/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a5.25.95.3
Rape49n/a51.351.041.7
Robbery90n/a94.2106.098.0
Assault347n/a363.3345.0248.9
Violent crime491n/a (estimate)514508383
Burglary502n/a525.5536.3430.4
Theft1,874n/a1,961.82,107.01,694.4
Vehicle theft219n/a229.3271.6237.4
Property crime2,595n/a (estimate)2,7172,9152,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Yuma, 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 6% lower than the average of crimes committed in Arizona. It is also 18% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Yuma, AZ shows a crime rate that is 1% higher than the Arizona average. The crime rate is also 34% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Yuma, AZ is shown to be 7% lower than the Arizona average and 15% higher than the national average.
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The Yuma crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Yuma 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 Yuma crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Yuma is 18% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.85 daily crimes that occur in Yuma.
  • Yuma is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Yuma you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Yuma has decreased by 10%.

Compare Yuma, AZ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Yuma (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Yuma, AZ per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Arizona and on a national level. In Yuma, AZ the total number of daily crimes is 1.06 times less than the Arizona average and 1.18 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Yuma, AZ is 1.01 times more than the Arizona average and 1.34 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Yuma, AZ has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times less than the Arizona average and 1.15 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Yuma (higher is better)

How safe is Yuma, AZ compared to other cities in Arizona and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Yuma, AZ is safer than 27% of the cities in Arizona and 19% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Arizona and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Yuma, AZ. Overall, Yuma, AZ is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Yuma

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Yuma is 1 in 195
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Yuma is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Yuma is 1 in 31
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Yuma, AZ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Yuma, AZ you have a 1 in 195 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Yuma, AZ.

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

Determining whether Yuma, 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. Yuma, AZ has increased by 7% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 13% year over year. Total crimes for Yuma, AZ has decreased by 10% in the same time frame.

Yuma police department

ItemYumaArizonaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)23712,274558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.13.3
There are a total of 237 Yuma police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20% less than the Arizona average and 23.7% 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
Somerton, AZ14,8661261,0611,187
San Luis, AZ31,1181341,5931,727
Donovan Estates, AZ1,4352791,6031,883
Avenue B and C, AZ3,6233872,2212,608
Fortuna Foothills, AZ27,8266313,6234,254
Winterhaven, CA2127264,0354,761
Orange Grove Mobile Manor, AZ5298214,7115,532
Yuma, AZ93,7045142,7173,231

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Roswell, GA93,9681131,6901,803
Federal Way, WA93,9864495,4475,896
Quincy, MA93,3494081,6642,072
Yakima, WA93,3386284,5635,191
Spokane Valley, WA93,3222054,5344,739
Yuma, AZ93,7045142,7173,231
Source: The Yuma, 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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