Mesa, AZ Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
11,697
Total Crimes
2,218.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-5.46%
Below National Average
33 out of 69
In Arizona
6,151 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Mesa, AZ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Mesa is 2,218.0 per 100,000 people. That's -5.46% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -18.23% lower than the Arizona total crime rate of 2,712.5 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

For more reading on life in Mesa, check out:

Mesa SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
7

How Does Mesa Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Mesa
/ 100k People
Arizona
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 11,697 2,218.0 2,712.5 2,346.0
Murder 19 3.6 6.9 6.5
Robbery 380 72.1 83.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 1,326 251.4 350.2 279.7
Violent Crime 1,960 371.7 484.8 387.8
Burglary 1,597 302.8 330.0 314.2
Larceny 7,124 1,350.9 1,656.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 1,016 192.7 241.7 246.0
Property Crime 9,737 1,846.4 2,227.7 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Mesa

1,960
Violent Crimes
371.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-4.16%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 269.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mesa each year. That compares to a 1 in 206.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mesa is 371.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -4.16% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -23.34% lower than the Arizona violent crime rate of 484.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mesa

9,737
Property Crimes
1,846.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-5.71%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 54.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mesa each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mesa is 1,846.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -5.71% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -17.12% lower than the Arizona property crime rate of 2,227.7 per 100,000 people.

Mesa Crime Compared To Arizona Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Arizona.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Mesa

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Chandler, AZ 264,071 5,441 2,060.4 1,854.8 205.6
Gilbert, AZ 259,629 3,082 1,187.1 1,077.7 109.4
Tempe, AZ 199,935 8,224 4,113.3 3,563.2 550.2
Goodyear, AZ 89,607 2,121 2,367.0 2,144.9 222.1
Apache Junction, AZ 43,385 863 1,989.2 1,774.8 214.4
Paradise Valley, AZ 14,859 231 1,554.6 1,453.7 100.9
Enjoy The Snack?