Lake Havasu City, AZ
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Lake Havasu City, AZ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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 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 Lake Havasu City is 1 in 48. 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.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Lake Havasu City occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Lake Havasu City; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 500. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lake Havasu City's rate for property crime is 19 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 53.

Lake Havasu City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Lake Havasu City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

107

1,012

1,119

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.00

18.90

20.90

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lake Havasu City 2.00
Arizona 4.10

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 500

in Lake Havasu City

1 in 244

in Arizona

Lake Havasu City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 53,553
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 31 6 70
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.58 0.11 1.31

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
Lake Havasu City 18.90
Arizona 30.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 53

in Lake Havasu City

1 in 33

in Arizona

Lake Havasu City Property CRIMES

Population: 53,553
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 221 747 44
Rate per 1,000 4.13 13.95 0.82

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

Lake Havasu City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lake Havasu City 25
Arizona 31