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Crime Report for Prescott,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Prescott, is 2.3 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Prescott Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Prescott, has a violent crime rate of 276 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 499 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Prescott 276
AZ 499
National 676

Prescott, is in the 45% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 60% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 45% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Prescott, or said another way, 55% of cities in have crime rates higher than Prescott.


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Crime Prescott AZ Nation
Violent Crime Total 275.5 498.9 676
Murder / NNH 2.3 6.5 6.5
Forcible Rape 4.6 28.1 31.1
Robbery Rate 50.9 183.0 197.4
Aggravated Assault 217.6 281.3 315
Property Crime Total 2847.9 3871.9 3726.9
Burglary 565.0 935.3 812.3
Larceny Theft 2190.3 2501.1 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 92.6 653.8 382.3
Arson 34.7 28.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Prescott, has a property crime rate of 2847.9 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 3871.9 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Prescott 2847.9
AZ 3871.9
National 3727



Prescott Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 41
National Percentile Rank - 60