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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 71%
Property crime 57%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSahuarita/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime309n/a (estimate)9642,7132,346
Murder1n/a3.16.96.5
Rape3n/a9.444.038.4
Robbery4n/a12.583.773.9
Assault28n/a87.4350.2279.7
Violent crime36n/a (estimate)112485388
Burglary26n/a81.1330.0314.2
Theft236n/a736.31,656.01,398.0
Vehicle theft11n/a34.3241.7246.0
Property crime273n/a (estimate)8522,2281,958

Key findings

  • Sahuarita crime rates are 59% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sahuarita are 71% lower than the national average
  • In Sahuarita you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sahuarita is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sahuarita has decreased by 23%

Sahuarita crime map

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The Sahuarita crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Sahuarita 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 Sahuarita crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Sahuarita (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Sahuarita, AZ per 100,000 people. In Sahuarita, the total number of daily crimes is 2.81 times less than the Arizona average and 2.43 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Sahuarita is 4.32 times less than the Arizona average and 3.45 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Sahuarita has a daily crime rate that is 2.62 times less than the Arizona average and 2.30 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Sahuarita (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Sahuarita in comparison to other Arizona communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Sahuarita safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Sahuarita being safer than 86% of cities in Arizona and 74% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Arizona cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Sahuarita. In conclusion, Sahuarita ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sahuarita

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sahuarita is 1 in 891
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sahuarita is 1 in 118
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sahuarita is 1 in 104
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Sahuarita, Arizona you have a 1 in 891 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 118 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sahuarita.

      Year Over Year Crime In Sahuarita (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Sahuarita 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 Sahuarita has decreased by 19%, while the property crime rate in Sahuarita has decreased by 24% year over year. The number of total crimes in Sahuarita has decreased by 23% year over year.

      Sahuarita police department

      ItemSahuaritaArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4512,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.13.3
      There are a total of 45 Sahuarita police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.6% less than the Arizona average and 46.2% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Corona de Tucson, AZ7,5503591,6482,006
      Green Valley, AZ22,2494482,0582,505
      Elephant Head, AZ6405002,2972,797
      Valencia West, AZ11,2475862,6943,280
      Summit, AZ5,2406232,8633,487
      Drexel Heights, AZ27,2816873,1583,845
      Littletown, AZ6456943,1903,885
      Sahuarita, AZ27,780112852964

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Benicia, CA27,780881,4101,498
      Aberdeen, SD27,7835582,3372,895
      Saugus, MA27,7732548281,081
      Shaker Heights, OH27,773133799933
      Melrose, MA27,78793472565
      Sahuarita, AZ27,780112852964
      Source: The Sahuarita, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.