Peoria, AZ
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Peoria, 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 Peoria 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 Peoria is 1 in 47. Based on FBI crime data, Peoria is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arizona, Peoria has a crime rate that is higher than 49% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Peoria'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 Peoria is one in 605.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Peoria's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Peoria 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 Peoria is one in 51.

Peoria Crime Data

 

Crime Index

33

(100 is safest)


Safer than 33% of U.S. Cities

Peoria Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

283

3,368

3,651

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.65

19.67

21.32

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Peoria 1.65
Arizona 4.10

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 605

in Peoria

1 in 244

in Arizona

Peoria VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 171,230
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 31 64 187
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.18 0.37 1.09

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
Peoria 19.67
Arizona 30.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 51

in Peoria

1 in 33

in Arizona

Peoria Property CRIMES

Population: 171,230
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 647 2,516 205
Rate per 1,000 3.78 14.69 1.20

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

Peoria Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Peoria 21
Arizona 31