Gila Bend, AZ
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The crime rate in Gila Bend is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Gila Bend is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Gila Bend is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arizona, Gila Bend has a crime rate that is higher than 54% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Gila Bend to other communities of similar population, then Gila Bend crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Gila Bend 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 Gila Bend 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 Gila Bend.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Gila Bend 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 Gila Bend; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 225. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Gila Bend's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Gila Bend 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 Gila Bend is one in 52.

Importantly, we found that Gila Bend has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Gila Bend is one in 169.

Gila Bend Crime Data

 
Crime Index

28

(100 is safest)


Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Gila Bend Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

39

48

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.44

19.26

23.70

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gila Bend 4.44
Arizona 4.10
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 225

in Gila Bend

1 in 244

in Arizona
Gila Bend VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,025
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
Gila Bend 19.26
Arizona 30.33
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 52

in Gila Bend

1 in 33

in Arizona
Gila Bend Property CRIMES
Population: 2,025
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

Gila Bend Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Gila Bend 1
Arizona 31

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