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 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

Gilbert has an overall crime rate of 12 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 87. How does Gilbert fare compared to other communities in Arizona of all population sizes? Gilbert's crime rate is lower than approximately 68% 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 943, 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 10 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Gilbert Crime Data

 

Crime Index

49

(100 is safest)


Safer than 49% of U.S. Cities

Gilbert Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

284

2,798

3,082

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.06

10.44

11.50

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.06
5.03
National Median: 4
    Gilbert
    Arizona

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 943

in Gilbert

1 in 199

in Arizona

Gilbert VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 267,918
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 47 40 193
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.18 0.15 0.72

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
10.44
23.12
National Median: 19
    Gilbert
    Arizona

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 96

in Gilbert

1 in 43

in Arizona

Gilbert Property CRIMES

Population: 267,918
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 395 2,253 150
Rate per 1,000 1.47 8.41 0.56

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

Gilbert Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
45
26
National Median: 26.9
    Gilbert
    Arizona