Apache Junction, AZ
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The crime rate in Apache Junction is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Apache Junction is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Apache Junction is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arizona, Apache Junction has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Apache Junction to other communities of similar population, then Apache Junction crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Apache Junction does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Apache Junction does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Apache Junction.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Apache Junction occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Apache Junction; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 397. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Apache Junction's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Apache Junction a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Apache Junction is one in 30.

Apache Junction Crime Data

 

Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Apache Junction Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

96

1,284

1,380

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.52

33.72

36.25

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Apache Junction 2.52
Arizona 4.10

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 397

in Apache Junction

1 in 244

in Arizona

Apache Junction VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 38,074
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 11 82
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.08 0.29 2.15

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Apache Junction 33.72
Arizona 30.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Apache Junction

1 in 33

in Arizona

Apache Junction Property CRIMES

Population: 38,074
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 353 837 94
Rate per 1,000 9.27 21.98 2.47

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Apache Junction Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Apache Junction 39
Arizona 31