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


Sun City West has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sun City West is 1 in 71. How does Sun City West fare compared to other communities in Arizona of all population sizes? Sun City West's crime rate is lower than approximately 79% of Arizona communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Sun City West has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Sun City West is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Sun City West is one in 184.

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 114.

Sun City West Crime Data

 
Crime Index

53

(100 is safest)


Safer than 53% of U.S. Cities

Sun City West Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

139

224

363

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.43

8.75

14.17

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sun City West 5.43
Arizona 4.10
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 184

in Sun City West

1 in 244

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: 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
Sun City West 8.75
Arizona 30.33
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 114

in Sun City West

1 in 33

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: 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

Sun City West Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sun City West 33
Arizona 31