Kayenta, AZ
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The crime rate in Kayenta is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Kayenta is 1 in 48. Based on FBI crime data, Kayenta is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arizona, Kayenta has a crime rate that is higher than 48% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Kayenta compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Kayenta with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Kayenta's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

For Kayenta, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Kayenta is one in 90.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Kayenta is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Kayenta than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 101.

Kayenta Crime Data

 
Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Kayenta Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

58

52

110

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

11.10

9.95

21.05

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kayenta 11.10
Arizona 4.10
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 90

in Kayenta

1 in 244

in Arizona
Kayenta VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,226
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
Kayenta 9.95
Arizona 30.33
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 101

in Kayenta

1 in 33

in Arizona
Kayenta Property CRIMES
Population: 5,226
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

Kayenta Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Kayenta 8
Arizona 31

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