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Gilbert Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 5th
  • Violent Crimes: 13th (59th per 100k)
  • Murder: 11th (28th per 100k)
  • Rape: 13th (40th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 13th (59th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 14th (42nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 9th (56th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 10th (57th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 8th (51st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 11th (53rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 8th (30th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 81st
  • Violent Crimes: 456th (4,071st per 100k)
  • Murder: 76th (409th per 100k)
  • Rape: 163rd (1,313th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 371st (3,510th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 310th (1,758th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 265th (5,397th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 286th (4,179th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 229th (5,002nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 379th (2,695th per 100k)
  • Arson: 98th (753rd per 100k)

In Maricopa County (2015)

  • Population: 4th
  • Violent Crimes: 9th (16th per 100k)
  • Murder: 7th (11th per 100k)
  • Rape: 9th (15th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 9th (16th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 10th (16th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 8th (17th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 8th (17th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 7th (16th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 9th (16th per 100k)
  • Arson: 6th (12th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 247,542
  • Households: 73,617
  • Median Income: $82,424
  • Land Area: 68.002 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.197 miles2
  • Time Zone: MST

Gilbert, AZ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 2
Rape 27 28
Agg. Assault 141 115
Robbery 41 32
Burglary 580 530
Vehicle Thefts 127 137
Arson 23 20

Violent Crimes in Gilbert, AZ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 2
Rape 28
Aggravated Assault 115
Robbery 32

Property Crimes in Gilbert, AZ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 530
Larceny 2600
Motor Vehicle Theft 137
Arson 20

Violent Crimes in Gilbert, AZ

Year Violent Crimes
2006 254
2007 236
2008 238
2009 194
2010 205
2011 178
2012 205
2013 193
2014 209
2015 177

Robbery in Gilbert, AZ

Year Robbery
2006 53
2007 56
2008 63
2009 59
2010 61
2011 56
2012 59
2013 47
2014 41
2015 32

Arizona Criminal Statistics:


As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in Gilbert, AZ included 177 violent crimes and 3267 property crimes. The 177 violent crimes included: 2 murders, 115 aggravated assaults, 28 forcible rapes, and 32 robberies. The 3267 property crimes included: 137 motor vehicle thefts, 530 burglaries, 20 counts of arson, and 2600 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in Gilbert, AZ which fell outside of the major crime category; these crimes are generally charged as misdemeanors. It is important to realize that the numbers above reflect the reported crime rate, not the actual crime rate. Depending on the crime, there can be a huge disparity between the actual crime rate and the reporting rate.

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

Looking for information on a specific individual in Gilbert, AZ? BeenVerified can help you locate background check and criminal records for individuals living in Gilbert or in the greater Gilbert, AZ metropolitan area. These records can help you determine if someone has been arrested for, charged with, or convicted of a crime. However, it is important to realize that the absence of a criminal record is no guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior.

Most major metropolitan areas include suburbs and surrounding areas. Crimes in those areas may not be charged in the city, but in the surrounding county or state. Therefore, it may be important to look at statewide crime statistics.


Violent Crimes in the state of Arizona

Year Violent Crimes
2006 30916
2007 30600
2008 29059
2009 26929
2010 26085
2011 26311
2012 28108
2013 27599
2014 26916
2015 28012

You may also want to look at crime trends to compare a city to the state or the country, as a whole. To do this, you do not look at the overall number of crimes, but at the crime rate. It is also helpful to look at crime rates over time to determine whether a city or state is experiencing a growth in crime compared to the country, as a whole. Conventionally, the crime rate is reported as incidents per 1,000 people.

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