Paradise Valley, AZ
Crime Rates

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Paradise Valley, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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

Paradise Valley 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 Paradise Valley is 1 in 86. How does Paradise Valley fare compared to other communities in Arizona of all population sizes? Paradise Valley's crime rate is lower than approximately 75% of Arizona communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Paradise Valley has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Paradise Valley 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 Paradise Valley 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 Paradise Valley.

For Paradise Valley, 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 Paradise Valley than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1464, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Paradise Valley; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Paradise Valley Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 53% of U.S. Cities

Paradise Valley Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Paradise Valley 0.68
Arizona 4.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,464

in Paradise Valley

1 in 220

in Arizona

Paradise Valley VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 14,637
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 2 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.34 0.14 0.20


Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Paradise Valley 11.00
Arizona 24.41

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 91

in Paradise Valley

1 in 41

in Arizona

Paradise Valley Property CRIMES

Population: 14,637
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 35 119 7
Rate per 1,000 2.39 8.13 0.48

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Paradise Valley Crimes Per Square Mile

Paradise Valley 11
Arizona 28

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