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Total crime 42%
Violent crime 47%
Property crime 42%
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/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,545 (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)557 (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)2,987 (estimate)2,4412,110

Key findings

  • Sun City crime rates are 42% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sun City are 47% higher than the national average
  • In Sun City you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sun City is safer than 14% 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 180
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sun City is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sun City is 1 in 29

      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, AZ4,832118634752
      Litchfield Park, AZ5,4491618651,026
      Surprise, AZ127,492981,4781,576
      Peoria, AZ158,6772331,8752,108
      Sun City West, AZ24,8993942,1112,505
      Deer Creek, AZ1694062,1752,581
      Goodyear, AZ72,6292022,3972,599
      Sun City, AZ39,3635572,9873,545

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      Bremerton, WA39,3884033,2593,662
      Culver City, CA39,3954644,1964,660
      Atlantic City, NJ39,3068594,6235,482
      Puyallup, WA39,2743135,1455,458
      Clovis, NM39,4616743,8054,479
      Sun City, AZ39,3635572,9873,545
      Source: The Sun City, 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.