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Total crime 50%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 49%
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 peopleSun City/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,859 (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)582 (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)3,278 (estimate)2,6772,200

Key findings

  • Sun City crime rates are 50% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sun City are 53% higher than the national average
  • In Sun City you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sun City is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sun City has decreased by 8%

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sun City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sun City is 1 in 172
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sun City is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sun City is 1 in 26

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

      Sun City police department

      ItemSun CityArizonaNational
      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

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      Citrus Park, AZ4,832123695819
      Litchfield Park, AZ5,4491689491,117
      Surprise, AZ127,4921211,5391,660
      Peoria, AZ158,6772281,9042,132
      Sun City West, AZ24,8994112,3162,728
      Goodyear, AZ72,6292472,5332,780
      Deer Creek, AZ1694232,3862,810
      Sun City, AZ39,3635823,2783,859

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bremerton, WA39,3884294,0504,479
      Culver City, CA39,3954784,4644,942
      Atlantic City, NJ39,3067213,0863,807
      Puyallup, WA39,2742605,6225,881
      Clovis, NM39,4611,0814,3165,397
      Sun City, AZ39,3635823,2783,859
      Source: The Sun City, 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.