Sierra Vista, AZ
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The crime rate in Sierra Vista is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 32 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Sierra Vista is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, Sierra Vista is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arizona, Sierra Vista has a crime rate that is higher than 73% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Sierra Vista to other communities of similar population, then Sierra Vista crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Sierra Vista does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Sierra Vista does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Sierra Vista.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Sierra Vista occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Sierra Vista; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 405. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Sierra Vista's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Sierra Vista a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Sierra Vista is one in 34.

Sierra Vista Crime Data

 
Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Sierra Vista Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

107

1,262

1,369

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.47

29.11

31.58

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sierra Vista 2.47
Arizona 4.10
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 405

in Sierra Vista

1 in 244

in Arizona
Sierra Vista VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 43,355
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 8 13 84
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.18 0.30 1.94
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sierra Vista 29.11
Arizona 30.33
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Sierra Vista

1 in 33

in Arizona
Sierra Vista Property CRIMES
Population: 43,355
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 181 1,032 49
Rate per 1,000 4.17 23.80 1.13
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Sierra Vista Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sierra Vista 9
Arizona 31