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Total crime 50%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 49%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Tucson/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,731 (estimate)2,8962,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a50.342.6
Robberyn/an/an/a88.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a311.9250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)586 (estimate)455379
Burglaryn/an/an/a394.3340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a249.4219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,145 (estimate)2,4412,110

Key findings

  • South Tucson crime rates are 50% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Tucson are 55% higher than the national average
  • In South Tucson you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Tucson is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in South Tucson has decreased by 8%

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

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      Daily Crime In South Tucson (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Tucson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Tucson is 1 in 171
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Tucson is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Tucson is 1 in 27

      Year Over Year Crime In South Tucson (per 100,000 people)

      South Tucson police department

      ItemSouth TucsonArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1912,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.33.13.3
      There are a total of 19 South Tucson police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.4% greater than the Arizona average and 1.5% greater 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
      Tanque Verde, AZ16,5461869961,181
      Oro Valley, AZ42,379481,2791,327
      Catalina Foothills, AZ51,3292091,1221,332
      Casas Adobes, AZ68,6954922,6383,130
      Tucson Estates, AZ11,7475282,8323,360
      Valencia West, AZ11,2475502,9503,500
      Summit, AZ5,2405853,1363,721
      South Tucson, AZ5,6275863,1453,731

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Richwood, LA5,6267144,1134,827
      Medina, MN5,633151,3281,343
      Violet, LA5,6215703,2853,855
      Hidden Valley Lake, CA5,6184502,3792,829
      Swartz Creek, MI5,6174041,4661,870
      South Tucson, AZ5,6275863,1453,731
      Source: The South Tucson, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.