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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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSanta Cruz/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)n/a (estimate)3,1522,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a50.742.6
Robberyn/an/an/a91.086.2
Assaultn/an/an/a328.1246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)n/a (estimate)475381
Burglaryn/an/an/a439.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,970.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a266.9228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)n/a (estimate)2,6772,200

Key findings

  • Santa Cruz crime rates are equal to the national average
  • Violent crimes in Santa Cruz are equal to the national average
  • In Santa Cruz you have a chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Santa Cruz is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Santa Cruz has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Santa Cruz (per 100,000 people)

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      Year Over Year Crime In Santa Cruz (per 100,000 people)

      Santa Cruz police department

      ItemSanta CruzArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a12,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.13.3

      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
      Maricopa, AZ45,4731911,0051,196
      Ak-Chin Village, AZ1,1822671,5031,770
      Goodyear, AZ72,6292472,5332,780
      Avondale, AZ80,6313363,2153,550
      Guadalupe, AZ6,1725923,3383,930
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3247333,4924,225
      Tempe, AZ174,7084844,1384,622
      Santa Cruz, AZ0n/an/an/a

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Santa Cruz, AZ0n/an/an/a
      Source: The Santa Cruz, 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.