Gilbert, AZ
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Gilbert, AZ crime analytics


Gilbert has an overall crime rate of 14 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 72. How does Gilbert fare compared to other communities in Arizona of all population sizes? Gilbert's crime rate is lower than approximately 81% 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 1399, 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 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Gilbert Crime Data

 
Crime Index

54

(100 is safest)


Safer than 54% of U.S. Cities

Gilbert Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

177

3,267

3,444

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.72

13.20

13.91

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gilbert 0.72
Arizona 4.10
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,399

in Gilbert

1 in 244

in Arizona
Gilbert VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 247,542
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 28 32 115
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.11 0.13 0.46
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
Gilbert 13.20
Arizona 30.33
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 76

in Gilbert

1 in 33

in Arizona
Gilbert Property CRIMES
Population: 247,542
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 530 2,600 137
Rate per 1,000 2.14 10.50 0.55
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

Gilbert Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Gilbert 51
Arizona 31