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Total crime 1%
Violent crime 4%
Property crime 0%
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 peopleSun City West/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,505 (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)394 (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)2,111 (estimate)2,4412,110

Key findings

  • Sun City West crime rates are 1% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sun City West are 4% higher than the national average
  • In Sun City West you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sun City West is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sun City West has decreased by 8%

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

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      Daily Crime In Sun City West (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sun City West

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sun City West is 1 in 254
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sun City West is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sun City West is 1 in 40

      Year Over Year Crime In Sun City West (per 100,000 people)

      Sun City West police department

      ItemSun City WestArizonaNational
      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
      Citrus Park, AZ4,832118634752
      Litchfield Park, AZ5,4491618651,026
      Anthem, AZ22,5712041,0961,300
      Surprise, AZ127,492981,4781,576
      Peoria, AZ158,6772331,8752,108
      Deer Creek, AZ1694062,1752,581
      Morristown, AZ1074562,4462,903
      Sun City West, AZ24,8993942,1112,505

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Valinda, CA24,8705853,0953,680
      Paris, TX24,9361,0172,8813,897
      Collinsville, IL24,8552612,0132,274
      Moscow, ID24,855271,3261,353
      Coronado, CA24,852431,5341,577
      Sun City West, AZ24,8993942,1112,505
      Source: The Sun City West, 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.