El Mirage, AZ Criminal and Public Records

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About El Mirage

El Mirage is located in Maricopa County, with a population of 33,935. This makes it the 26th most populous city in Arizona. It has an average income of $50,326.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 81 reported major violent crimes (0.002383 per person) and 1,096 reported major property crimes in El Mirage (0.03225 per person). While these reported crime rates are helpful, it is very important to realize that there is a gap between the actual number of crimes committed and the number of reported crimes; many crimes are notoriously underreported.

In addition, some crimes may be charged under different headings. For example, aggravated assaults that are committed against family members may be charged as domestic violence rather than assault. The charts below show more stats on yearly trends for specific crime types in El Mirage.

Crime Rates Compared to Arizona

When it comes to major violent crimes, El Mirage has 0.002383 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.004102 violent crimes per person statewide.

El Mirage has 0.03225 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.030332 per person statewide.


El Mirage Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 26th
  • Violent Crimes: 24th (34th per 100k)
  • Murder: 12th (22nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 22nd (39th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 24th (39th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 16th (16th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 21st (26th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 16th (8th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 25th (29th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 16th (13th per 100k)
  • Arson: 13th (12th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,148th
  • Violent Crimes: 552nd (2,652nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (388th per 100k)
  • Rape: 187th (1,308th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 429th (2,410th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 323rd (1,331st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 835th (1,941st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 450th (1,089th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 853rd (2,341st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 433rd (1,148th per 100k)
  • Arson: 107th (511th per 100k)

In Maricopa County (2015)

  • Population: 14th
  • Violent Crimes: 13th (8th per 100k)
  • Murder: 8th (7th per 100k)
  • Rape: 13th (14th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 13th (8th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 11th (7th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 14th (7th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 13th (4th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 14th (7th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 12th (6th per 100k)
  • Arson: 9th (2nd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 33,935
  • Households: 9,777
  • Median Income: $50,326
  • Land Area: 9.888 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.062 miles2
  • Time Zone: MST

El Mirage, AZ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 1
Rape 4 4
Agg. Assault 39 57
Robbery 13 19
Burglary 244 282
Vehicle Thefts 70 83
Arson 8 11

Violent Crimes in El Mirage, AZ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 1
Rape 4
Aggravated Assault 57
Robbery 19

Property Crimes in El Mirage, AZ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 282
Larceny 731
Motor Vehicle Theft 83
Arson 11

Larceny in El Mirage, AZ

Year Larceny
2006 458
2008 670
2009 621
2010 540
2011 585
2012 582
2013 802
2014 701
2015 731

Vehicle Thefts in El Mirage, AZ

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 183
2008 115
2009 72
2010 81
2011 69
2012 72
2013 74
2014 70
2015 83

Arizona Criminal Statistics:


If you have an idea of how large El Mirage is compared to the overall population of State or if you want to determine whether there has been an increase or a decline in reported crime numbers from year-to-year, then you may want to look at statewide reported crimes.

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 26916 28012
Murder 319 309
Rape 5842 5402
Agg. Assault 16970 18235
Robbery 6249 6360
Property Crimes 215240 207107
Burglary 43562 37957
Larceny 154091 152365
Vehicle Thefts 17587 16785
Arson 0 0

While the above statistics are helpful in some circumstances, they do not give you information about how El Mirage compares to the rest of Arizona or to the nation in terms of likelihood that you will be the victim of a crime. To make those comparisons, you need to look at the crime rate. The crime rate refers to the number of crimes per a set number of people. In our crime rates, we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By comparing these rates, you can determine whether a person in El Mirage is at a higher or lower risk of being a victim of a major crime than people in the rest of Arizona or nationwide.


Larceny in the state of Arizona

Year Larceny
2006 173466
2007 173580
2008 185221
2009 155184
2010 153614
2011 155664
2012 159838
2013 159272
2014 154091
2015 152365

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