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Total crime 46%
Violent crime 90%
Property crime 38%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOro Valley/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime627n/a (estimate)1,3983,1522,580
Murder0n/a0.05.15.0
Rape6n/a13.450.742.6
Robbery3n/a6.791.086.2
Assault8n/a17.8328.1246.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)38475381
Burglary67n/a149.4439.7376.0
Theft525n/a1,170.71,970.31,594.6
Vehicle theft18n/a40.1266.9228.9
Property crime610n/a (estimate)1,3602,6772,200

Key findings

  • Oro Valley crime rates are 46% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oro Valley are 90% lower than the national average
  • In Oro Valley you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oro Valley is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oro Valley has decreased by 10%

Oro Valley crime map

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The Oro Valley crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Oro Valley as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Oro Valley crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Oro Valley (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Oro Valley on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Arizona and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Oro Valley (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Arizona, are 2.25 times less than the state average and 1.85 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Oro Valley on a daily basis are 12.53 times less than than Arizona average and 10.04 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Oro Valley are 1.97 times less than the daily state average and 1.62 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Oro Valley (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Oro Valley, Arizona compared to other areas of Arizona, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Oro Valley safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Oro Valley is safer than 91% of Arizona cities, and 75% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Arizona, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Oro Valley. At this time, Oro Valley sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oro Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oro Valley is 1 in 2638
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oro Valley is 1 in 74
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oro Valley is 1 in 72
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Oro Valley, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 2638. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 74 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Oro Valley is 1 in 72.

      Year Over Year Crime In Oro Valley (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Oro Valley is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Oro Valley has decreased by 42%, while the property crime rate in Oro Valley has decreased by 8% year over year. The number of total crimes in Oro Valley has decreased by 10% year over year.

      Oro Valley police department

      ItemOro ValleyArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12412,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.03.13.3
      There are a total of 124 Oro Valley police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.3% less than the Arizona average and 8.7% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Arizona

      StateTotal offendersArizona /100KNational /100K
      Arizona8,206157266
      There are a total of 8,206 sex offenders in Arizona. This yields a total of 157 sex offenders in Arizona per 100,000 residents which is 41% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Saddlebrooke, AZ10,3241811,0201,201
      Tanque Verde, AZ16,5461941,0921,286
      Catalina Foothills, AZ51,3292191,2311,450
      Marana, AZ40,221712,3172,388
      Catalina, AZ7,4654272,4042,830
      Casas Adobes, AZ68,6955142,8943,408
      Tucson Estates, AZ11,7475513,1073,658
      Oro Valley, AZ42,379381,3601,398

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Danville, VA42,3605304,0024,532
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41275916991
      Burke, VA42,29086720806
      Bentonville, AR42,4992051,3661,571
      Burlington, VT42,5562721,9832,255
      Oro Valley, AZ42,379381,3601,398
      Source: The Oro Valley, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.