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Total crime 0%
Violent crime 31%
Property crime 6%
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 peopleSierra Vista/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,103n/a (estimate)2,4892,8962,489
Murder2n/a4.55.05.0
Rape7n/a15.850.342.6
Robbery16n/a36.188.181.6
Assault91n/a205.4311.9250.2
Violent crime116n/a (estimate)262455379
Burglary124n/a279.8394.3340.5
Theft800n/a1,805.51,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theft63n/a142.2249.4219.9
Property crime987n/a (estimate)2,2272,4412,110

Key findings

  • Sierra Vista crime rates are equal to the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sierra Vista are 31% lower than the national average
  • In Sierra Vista you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sierra Vista is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sierra Vista has decreased by 13%

Sierra Vista crime map

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

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

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Sierra Vista for every 100,000 residents. The Sierra Vista total amount of daily crime is 1.16 times less than the Arizona average and 1.00 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Sierra Vista, is 1.74 times less than the Arizona average, and it is 1.45 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Sierra Vista has a daily crime average that is 1.10 times less than the Arizona average and 1.06 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Sierra Vista (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Sierra Vista to every other city in Arizona, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Sierra Vista safe? The gauges above illustrate that Sierra Vista is safer than 52% 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. As a result, Sierra Vista, AZ is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the 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 382
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sierra Vista is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sierra Vista is 1 in 41
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Sierra Vista? In Sierra Vista, you have a 1 in 382 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 45. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Sierra Vista, AZ is 1 in 41.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Sierra Vista, AZ is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Sierra Vista has increased by 7%, while the property crime rate in Sierra Vista has decreased by 15% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Sierra Vista has decreased by 13% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Sierra Vista police department

      ItemSierra VistaArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9712,274558,732
      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% 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
      Whetstone, AZ2,6532121,1361,348
      Elgin, AZ1482261,2111,437
      Huachuca City, AZ2,1803481,1611,509
      Tombstone, AZ1,4792341,7151,949
      Sierra Vista Southeast, AZ15,7684342,3292,763
      Miracle Valley, AZ7516713,6014,272
      Sierra Vista, AZ44,3812622,2272,489

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Arlington, MA44,40875366441
      Hackensack, NJ44,2712311,3351,566
      Barnstable Town, MA44,4984049651,369
      Sayreville, NJ44,26076695772
      Keller, TX44,25052721773
      Sierra Vista, AZ44,3812622,2272,489
      Source: The Sierra Vista, 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.