Lake Havasu City, AZ
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Lake Havasu City, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

The crime rate in Lake Havasu City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 17 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 Lake Havasu City is 1 in 58. Based on FBI crime data, Lake Havasu City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arizona, Lake Havasu City has a crime rate that is higher than 47% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Lake Havasu City has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Lake Havasu City is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Lake Havasu City 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 Lake Havasu City.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Lake Havasu City's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Lake Havasu City is one in 556.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lake Havasu City's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Lake Havasu City 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 Lake Havasu City is one in 64.

Lake Havasu City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

35

(100 is safest)


Safer than 35% of U.S. Cities

Lake Havasu City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

99

859

958

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.80

15.59

17.39

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lake Havasu City 1.80
Arizona 4.75

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 556

in Lake Havasu City

1 in 211

in Arizona

Lake Havasu City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 55,090
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 20 6 71
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.36 0.11 1.29

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lake Havasu City 15.59
Arizona 26.77

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 64

in Lake Havasu City

1 in 37

in Arizona

Lake Havasu City Property CRIMES

Population: 55,090
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 161 636 62
Rate per 1,000 2.92 11.54 1.13

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Lake Havasu City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lake Havasu City 22
Arizona 30