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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 47%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsSuperstition/100k peopleTempe/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8,3093,467 (estimate)4,2292,8962,489
Murder8n/a4.15.05.0
Rape141n/a71.850.342.6
Robbery209n/a106.488.181.6
Assault531n/a270.2311.9250.2
Violent crime889371 (estimate)452455379
Burglary922n/a469.2394.3340.5
Theft5,891n/a2,998.01,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theft607n/a308.9249.4219.9
Property crime7,4203,096 (estimate)3,7762,4412,110

Key findings

  • Superstition crime rates are 39% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Superstition are 2% lower than the national average
  • In Superstition you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Superstition is safer than 75% of the cities in Arizona
  • Year over year crime in Tempe has decreased by 9%

Superstition crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Superstition (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Superstition

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Superstition is 1 in 270
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Superstition is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Superstition is 1 in 29

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

      Tempe police department

      ItemSuperstitionTempeArizona
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a47212,274
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.83.1

      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
      Paradise Valley, AZ13,833681,0931,161
      Fountain Hills, AZ23,8631911,0251,216
      Gilbert, AZ226,832971,2031,299
      Maricopa Colony, AZ1,0272471,3261,573
      Sun Lakes, AZ14,8282571,3761,632
      Scottsdale, AZ234,4951591,9582,117
      Mesa, AZ470,4563771,8692,246
      Tempe, AZ174,7084523,7764,229

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Garden Grove, CA174,6762922,2622,554
      Fort Lauderdale, FL175,1535944,9155,510
      Chattanooga, TN175,4621,0705,5576,628
      Oceanside, CA173,8294022,1092,511
      Port St. Lucie, FL175,652147850997
      Tempe, AZ174,7084523,7764,229
      Source: The Superstition, Tempe, 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.