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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 61%
Property crime 57%
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 peopleSouth Tucson/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,062 (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)612 (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)3,450 (estimate)2,6772,200

Key findings

  • South Tucson crime rates are 57% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Tucson are 61% higher than the national average
  • In South Tucson you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Tucson is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in South Tucson has decreased by 9%

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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 164
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Tucson is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Tucson is 1 in 25

      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, AZ16,5461941,0921,286
      Oro Valley, AZ42,379381,3601,398
      Catalina Foothills, AZ51,3292191,2311,450
      Casas Adobes, AZ68,6955142,8943,408
      Tucson Estates, AZ11,7475513,1073,658
      Valencia West, AZ11,2475743,2373,811
      Summit, AZ5,2406103,4404,051
      South Tucson, AZ5,6276123,4504,062

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Richwood, LA5,6267004,2614,961
      Violet, LA5,6215593,4033,962
      Medina, MN5,633301,1011,131
      Hidden Valley Lake, CA5,6184562,4292,885
      Coraopolis, PA5,6174542,3412,795
      South Tucson, AZ5,6276123,4504,062
      Source: The South Tucson, 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.