Prescott Valley, AZ
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The crime rate in Prescott Valley is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Prescott Valley is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Prescott Valley is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arizona, Prescott Valley has a crime rate that is higher than 63% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Prescott Valley compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Prescott 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 Prescott 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 Prescott 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 Prescott Valley.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Prescott Valley 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 Prescott Valley; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 431. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Prescott Valley's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Prescott 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 Prescott Valley is one in 40.

Prescott Valley Crime Data

 
Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Prescott Valley Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

98

1,044

1,142

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.32

24.74

27.06

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Prescott Valley 2.32
Arizona 4.10
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 431

in Prescott Valley

1 in 244

in Arizona
Prescott Valley VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 42,197
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 9 5 83
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.21 0.12 1.97
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
Prescott Valley 24.74
Arizona 30.33
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 40

in Prescott Valley

1 in 33

in Arizona
Prescott Valley Property CRIMES
Population: 42,197
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 102 903 39
Rate per 1,000 2.42 21.40 0.92
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

Prescott Valley Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Prescott Valley 30
Arizona 31