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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 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 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

The crime rate in Paradise Valley is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 15 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 Paradise Valley is 1 in 65. Based on FBI crime data, Paradise Valley is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arizona, Paradise Valley has a crime rate that is higher than 61% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Paradise Valley compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Paradise Valley with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Paradise Valley'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 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 1585, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Paradise Valley's rate for property crime is 15 per one thousand population. This makes Paradise Valley 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 Paradise Valley is one in 68.

Paradise Valley Crime Data

total Crime Index

32

(100 is safest)


Safer than 32% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Paradise Valley Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

186

194

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.63

14.67

15.30

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.63
4.89
National Median: 4
    Paradise Valley
    Arizona

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,585

in Paradise Valley

1 in 204

in Arizona

Paradise Valley Violent Crimes

Population: 12,682
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.08 0.00 0.55

United States Violent Crimes

Population: 331,888,310
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 22,941 144,285 202,155 943,774
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.43 0.61 2.84

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
14.67
24.47
National Median: 19
    Paradise Valley
    Arizona

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 68

in Paradise Valley

1 in 41

in Arizona

Property Crimes

Population: 12,682
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 41 135 10
Rate per 1,000 3.23 10.65 0.79

United States Property Crimes

Population: 331,888,310
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,656 4,626,970 890,179
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.94 2.68

Paradise Valley Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
13
28
National Median: 26.8
    Paradise Valley
    Arizona