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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 35%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSun Lakes/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,632 (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)257 (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)1,376 (estimate)2,4412,110

Key findings

  • Sun Lakes crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sun Lakes are 32% lower than the national average
  • In Sun Lakes you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sun Lakes is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sun Lakes has decreased by 8%

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sun Lakes

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sun Lakes is 1 in 390
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sun Lakes is 1 in 73
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sun Lakes is 1 in 62

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

      Sun Lakes police department

      ItemSun LakesArizonaNational
      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
      Gilbert, AZ226,832971,2031,299
      Maricopa, AZ45,4731671,1871,354
      Maricopa Colony, AZ1,0272471,3261,573
      Ak-Chin Village, AZ1,1822551,3701,625
      Queen Creek, AZ30,8492861,5321,818
      Mesa, AZ470,4563771,8692,246
      Chandler, AZ242,1312282,0712,299
      Sun Lakes, AZ14,8282571,3761,632

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Midlothian, IL14,8301462,0442,189
      Corinth, MS14,8322922,4982,790
      Johnson City, NY14,8355181,9812,499
      Tenafly, NJ14,8217610617
      Whitewater, WI14,8402071,0601,267
      Sun Lakes, AZ14,8282571,3761,632
      Source: The Sun Lakes, 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.