Sun City West, AZ
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Sun City West, AZ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Sun City West is safer than 79% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Arizona, only on the order of 7% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Sun City West. If you live in Sun City West, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 133. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Sun City West, and we found that the crime rate in Sun City West is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Sun City West is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Sun City West 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 Sun City West.

For Sun City West, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Sun City West than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1601, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Sun City West is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Sun City West than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 145.

Sun City West Crime Data

 

Crime Index

79

(100 is safest)


Safer than 79% of U.S. Cities

Sun City West Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

16

177

193

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.62

6.91

7.53

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sun City West 0.62
Arizona 4.70

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,601

in Sun City West

1 in 213

in Arizona

Sun City West VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 25,614
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49


Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sun City West 6.91
Arizona 29.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 145

in Sun City West

1 in 34

in Arizona

Sun City West Property CRIMES

Population: 25,614
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Sun City West Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sun City West 18
Arizona 31