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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 5%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsEl Cortez/100k peopleTucson/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime21,7182,350 (estimate)3,9602,8962,489
Murder40n/a7.35.05.0
Rape527n/a96.150.342.6
Robbery1,105n/a201.588.181.6
Assault2,103n/a383.5311.9250.2
Violent crime3,775355 (estimate)688455379
Burglary2,497n/a455.3394.3340.5
Theft13,196n/a2,406.41,796.91,549.5
Vehicle theft2,250n/a410.3249.4219.9
Property crime17,9431,995 (estimate)3,2722,4412,110

Key findings

  • El Cortez crime rates are 6% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in El Cortez are 6% lower than the national average
  • In El Cortez you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • El Cortez is safer than 81% of the cities in Arizona
  • Year over year crime in Tucson has decreased by 30%

El Cortez crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In El Cortez (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in El Cortez

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in El Cortez is 1 in 282
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in El Cortez is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in El Cortez is 1 in 43

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

      Tucson police department

      ItemEl CortezTucsonArizona
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,24212,274
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.33.1

      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
      Tanque Verde, AZ16,5461869961,181
      Oro Valley, AZ42,379481,2791,327
      Catalina Foothills, AZ51,3292091,1221,332
      Casas Adobes, AZ68,6954922,6383,130
      Tucson Estates, AZ11,7475282,8323,360
      Valencia West, AZ11,2475502,9503,500
      Summit, AZ5,2405853,1363,721
      Tucson, AZ527,5866883,2723,960

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fresno, CA513,8075553,3453,900
      Albuquerque, NM556,8591,3524,6375,989
      Sacramento, CA484,5306273,1823,809
      Kansas City, MO471,7671,4313,8565,287
      Mesa, AZ470,4563771,8692,246
      Tucson, AZ527,5866883,2723,960
      Source: The El Cortez, Tucson, 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.