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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 10%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSuperior/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime82n/a (estimate)2,6493,1522,580
Murder0n/a0.05.15.0
Rape0n/a0.050.742.6
Robbery0n/a0.091.086.2
Assault7n/a226.2328.1246.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)226475381
Burglary17n/a549.3439.7376.0
Theft54n/a1,744.81,970.31,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a129.2266.9228.9
Property crime75n/a (estimate)2,4232,6772,200

Key findings

  • Superior crime rates are 3% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Superior are 41% lower than the national average
  • In Superior you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Superior is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Superior has decreased by 28%

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      Daily Crime In Superior (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Superior

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Superior is 1 in 443
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Superior is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Superior is 1 in 38

      Year Over Year Crime In Superior (per 100,000 people)

      Superior police department

      ItemSuperiorArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1512,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.13.13.3
      There are a total of 15 Superior police officers. This results in 5.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 65.2% greater than the Arizona average and 57.6% 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
      Queen Valley, AZ7123041,7112,014
      Miami, AZ2,1531,0201,4742,494
      Dripping Springs, AZ1206083,4264,034
      Top-of-the-World, AZ2367534,2465,000
      Superior, AZ2,8952262,4232,649

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Montara, CA2,89570373443
      Andrews, SC2,8962691,6661,936
      Northlake, TX2,8944752,1382,614
      Bowling Green, FL2,8972062,1592,365
      Arcadia, LA2,8932871,7502,037
      Superior, AZ2,8952262,4232,649
      Source: The Superior, 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.