Gilbert, AZ
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Gilbert, 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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

Gilbert has an overall crime rate of 15 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 Gilbert is 1 in 66. How does Gilbert fare compared to other communities in Arizona of all population sizes? Gilbert's crime rate is lower than approximately 67% of Arizona communities.

However, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Gilbert, and we found that the crime rate in Gilbert is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Gilbert is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Gilbert 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 Gilbert.

For Gilbert, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Gilbert than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1186, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Gilbert; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Gilbert Crime Data

 

Crime Index

48

(100 is safest)


Safer than 48% of U.S. Cities

Gilbert Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

200

3,368

3,568

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.84

14.20

15.05

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gilbert 0.84
Arizona 4.70

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,186

in Gilbert

1 in 213

in Arizona

Gilbert VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 237,133
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 39 37 121
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.16 0.16 0.51

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gilbert 14.20
Arizona 29.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 70

in Gilbert

1 in 34

in Arizona

Gilbert Property CRIMES

Population: 237,133
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 564 2,678 126
Rate per 1,000 2.38 11.29 0.53

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Gilbert Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Gilbert 52
Arizona 31