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Fountain Hills, AZ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Fountain Hills has an overall crime rate of 11 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fountain Hills is 1 in 92. How does Fountain Hills fare compared to other communities in Arizona of all population sizes? Fountain Hills's crime rate is lower than approximately 69% of Arizona communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Fountain Hills has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Fountain Hills is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Fountain Hills 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 Fountain Hills.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Fountain Hills 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 Fountain Hills; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 384. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Fountain Hills; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 8 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Fountain Hills Crime Data

 

Crime Index

54

(100 is safest)


Safer than 54% of U.S. Cities

Fountain Hills Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

62

198

260

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.60

8.31

10.92

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.6
5.03
National Median: 4
    Fountain Hills
    Arizona

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 384

in Fountain Hills

1 in 199

in Arizona

Fountain Hills VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 23,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
8.31
23.12
National Median: 19
    Fountain Hills
    Arizona

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 120

in Fountain Hills

1 in 43

in Arizona

Fountain Hills Property CRIMES

Population: 23,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Fountain Hills Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
13
26
National Median: 26.9
    Fountain Hills
    Arizona

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