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Total crime 50%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 47%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSahuarita/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime388n/a (estimate)1,2552,8962,489
Murder1n/a3.25.05.0
Rape11n/a35.650.342.6
Robbery6n/a19.488.181.6
Assault25n/a80.8311.9250.2
Violent crime43n/a (estimate)139455379
Burglary44n/a142.3394.3340.5
Theft272n/a879.51,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theft29n/a93.8249.4219.9
Property crime345n/a (estimate)1,1152,4412,110

Key findings

  • Sahuarita crime rates are 50% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sahuarita are 63% lower than the national average
  • In Sahuarita you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sahuarita is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sahuarita has decreased by 3%

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 2.31 times less than the Arizona average and 1.98 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Sahuarita is 3.27 times less than the Arizona average and 2.73 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Sahuarita has a daily crime rate that is 2.19 times less than the Arizona average and 1.89 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 87% of cities in Arizona and 70% 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 720
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sahuarita is 1 in 90
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sahuarita is 1 in 80
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Sahuarita, Arizona you have a 1 in 720 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 90 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 80 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 increased by 9%, while the property crime rate in Sahuarita has decreased by 4% year over year. The number of total crimes in Sahuarita has decreased by 3% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Corona de Tucson, AZ7,5503361,8042,141
      Green Valley, AZ22,2494202,2532,674
      Elephant Head, AZ6404692,5162,985
      Valencia West, AZ11,2475502,9503,500
      Summit, AZ5,2405853,1363,721
      Drexel Heights, AZ27,2816453,4584,103
      Littletown, AZ6456523,4944,145
      Sahuarita, AZ27,7801391,1151,255

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Benicia, CA27,780561,3241,380
      Aberdeen, SD27,7835542,1792,733
      Saugus, MA27,7732541,2691,522
      Melrose, MA27,787114612725
      Shaker Heights, OH27,7731278881,015
      Sahuarita, AZ27,7801391,1151,255
      Source: The Sahuarita, 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.