Reported Annual Crime In Sierra Vista

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSierra Vista/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,369n/a (estimate)3,1513,4432,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSierra Vista/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a4.64.54.9
Rape8n/a18.445.538.6
Robbery13n/a29.993.1101.9
Assault84n/a193.3267.1237.8
Violent crime107n/a (estimate)246410373
Burglary181n/a416.6555.9491.4
Theft1,032n/a2,375.02,231.51,775.4
Vehicle theft49n/a112.8245.8220.2
Property crime1,262n/a (estimate)2,9043,0332,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Sierra Vista, AZ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Sierra Vista, AZ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Sierra Vista, AZ crime rates are 9% lower than in comparison to the Arizona mean and are 10% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Sierra Vista, AZ has a rate that is 40% lower than the Arizona average; compared to the United States, it is 34% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Sierra Vista, AZ is 4% lower than its state's mean, and 17% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sierra Vista is 10% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.63 daily crimes that occur in Sierra Vista.
  • Sierra Vista is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sierra Vista you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sierra Vista has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Sierra Vista (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Sierra Vista, AZ for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Arizona as well as those across America as a whole. The Sierra Vista, AZ total amount of daily offenses is 1.09 times less than the Arizona average and 1.10 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Sierra Vista, AZ is 1.67 times less than the Arizona average, and it is 1.51 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Sierra Vista, AZ has a daily crime figure that is 1.04 times less than the Arizona average and 1.17 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Sierra Vista (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Sierra Vista, AZ compared to every other city in Arizona as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Sierra Vista, AZ ranks safer than 51% of every city located within Arizona along with 38% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Arizona and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Sierra Vista, AZ. As a result, Sierra Vista, AZ is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sierra Vista

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sierra Vista is 1 in 407
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sierra Vista is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sierra Vista is 1 in 32
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Sierra Vista, AZ? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Sierra Vista, AZ, you have a 1 in 407 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 35. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Sierra Vista, AZ is 1 in 32.

Year Over Year Crime In Sierra Vista (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Sierra Vista, AZ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Sierra Vista, AZ has decreased by 31%, while the property crime rate in Sierra Vista, AZ has decreased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Sierra Vista, AZ has decreased by 8% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Sierra Vista police department

ItemSierra VistaArizonaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9712,274556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.13.3
There are a total of 97 Sierra Vista police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.9% less than the Arizona average and 36.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Arizona

StateTotal offendersArizona /100KNational /100K
Arizona5,405103222
There are a total of 5,405 sex offenders in Arizona. This yields a total of 103 sex offenders in Arizona per 100,000 residents which is 54% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elgin, AZ1981661,2251,391
Whetstone, AZ2,8711811,3421,524
Tombstone, AZ1,6741991,4711,670
Huachuca City, AZ2,2462181,6091,827
Sierra Vista Southeast, AZ14,5013032,2402,543
Sierra Vista, AZ45,3652462,9043,151

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Twin Falls, ID45,3623212,9863,307
Farmington, NM45,3834243,8304,254
Maricopa, AZ45,3881721,2451,417
Severn, MD45,3964522,2902,742
Glenview, IL45,400591,0851,144
Sierra Vista, AZ45,3652462,9043,151
Source: The Sierra Vista, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.