Fountain Hills, AZ
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Fountain Hills, AZ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

Fountain Hills has an overall crime rate of 13 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 76. How does Fountain Hills fare compared to other communities in Arizona of all population sizes? Fountain Hills's crime rate is lower than approximately 83% 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.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Fountain Hills's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Fountain Hills is one in 583.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Fountain Hills; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 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

57

(100 is safest)


Safer than 57% of U.S. Cities

Fountain Hills Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

41

274

315

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.72

11.46

13.18

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fountain Hills 1.72
Arizona 4.10

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 583

in Fountain Hills

1 in 244

in Arizona

Fountain Hills VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 23,899
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Fountain Hills 11.46
Arizona 30.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 87

in Fountain Hills

1 in 33

in Arizona

Fountain Hills Property CRIMES

Population: 23,899
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Fountain Hills Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fountain Hills 15
Arizona 31

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