We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Tucson are the safest.
Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.
Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Tucson. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.
In which Tucson neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.
So, which neighborhood is the safest in Tucson in 2020? That would be Saguaro Miraflores. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.
If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood’s statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Tucson.
If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Tucson neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Tucson that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Tucson.
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How We Determined The Safest Tucson Hoods In 2020
You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Tucson.
To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:
- Total Crimes Per Capita
- Violent Crimes Per Capita
- Property Crimes Per Capita
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 127 in each category, where 1 was the safest.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the ‘Safest City Neighborhood In Tucson.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Saguaro Miraflores.
Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the safest places Tucson. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.
The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Tucson For 2020
The violent crime per 100K people in Saguaro Miraflores comes in at 65 and the property crime per capita is 1,196 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Houghton comes in at 98 and the property crime per capita is 1,314 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Prince Tucson comes in at 200 and the property crime per capita is 1,230 for 2020.
Rita Ranch is a masterplanned community located in southeastern Tucson, Arizona. It is home to the Vail School District, one of the top public school districts in Arizona. It borders the small towns of Vail and Corona de Tucson. Many military families from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base live in the area. The population was estimated at 18,925 in 2007.
The violent crime per 100K people in Rita Ranch comes in at 199 and the property crime per capita is 1,281 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Desert Palms Park comes in at 93 and the property crime per capita is 1,449 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Tucson Park West comes in at 267 and the property crime per capita is 1,016 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Ironwood Ridge comes in at 219 and the property crime per capita is 1,297 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Eastside comes in at 167 and the property crime per capita is 1,620 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Western Hills comes in at 239 and the property crime per capita is 1,350 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Civano comes in at 206 and the property crime per capita is 2,083 for 2020.
Summing Up The Safest Places In Tucson
Looking at the data, you can tell that Saguaro Miraflores is as safe as they come, according to science and data.
But as most Arizona residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you’re informed ahead of time.
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