At Protect America, we’ve put together a list of the 10 cities in Arizona with the lowest burglary rates.

We call these cities “Burglary Safe Zones.” We’ve also made a list of the 10 cities in Arizona with the highest burglary rates. We call these cities “Burglary Hot Spots.”

Our lists are based on data from the recent FBI Uniform Crime Report. We only counted cities that submitted burglary data.


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2016 Arizona Burglary Safe Zones

  1. Florence
    • Population 26,926, Burglaries 34
    • Town trivia: Florence is home to the oldest junior rodeo in the US.
  2. Mammoth
    • Population 1476, Burglaries 2
    • Town trivia: Mammoth is close to Mammoth Mine which closed in 2003.
  3. Sahuarita
    • Population 28,067, Burglaries 44
    • Town trivia: The first known inhabitants to live in the area now known as Sahuarita settled around 200 AD.
  4. Thatcher
    • Population 5,065, Burglaries 8
    • Town trivia: Thatcher is close to one of Arizona’s famous Madrean Sky Islands.
  5. Marana
    • Population 41,302, Burglaries 69
    • Town trivia: Marana is named for the Spanish word for thicket.
  6. Willcox
    • Population 3,569, Burglaries 6
    • Town trivia: Willcox is the hub of Arizona’s wine community.
  7. Oro Valley
    • Population 42,258, Burglaries 79
    • Town trivia: Oro Valley is a technology capital of Arizona. It has over 10 high tech firms in its city limits.
  8. Maricopa
    • Population 48,193, Burglaries 94
    • Town trivia: Maricopa was an important station on the San Antonio – San Diego Mail Line.
  9. Gilbert
    • Population 247,324, Burglaries 530
    • Town trivia: Gilbert was once known as the “Hay Shipping Capital of the World.”
  10. Sedona
    • Population 10,340, Burglaries 25
    • Town trivia: The town of Sedona is named after Sedona Arabella Schnebly, a person. Her name was made up because “it sounded pretty.”

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2016 Arizona Burglary Hot Spots

  1. Tolleson
    • Population 7029, Burglaries 219
    • Town trivia: Tolleson was incorporated in 1929.
  2. Miami
    • Population 1771, Burglaries 42
    • Town trivia: Copper mining is the main source of income for the majority of Miami residents.
  3. Quartzsite
    • Population Quartzsite, Burglaries 65
    • Town trivia: Quartzsite is known as the “Rock Capital of the World.”
  4. Globe
    • Population 7333, Burglaries 89
    • Town trivia: Globe was home to Sarah Herring Sorin, Arizona’s first female attorney.
  5. Wickenburg
    • Population 6760, Burglaries 69
    • Town trivia: Wickenburg is close to the Vulture Mine, the most productive gold mine in Arizonan history.
  6. Holbrook
    • Population 5007, Burglaries 48
    • Town trivia: Holbrook has a street named “Bucket of Blood Street.”
  7. Apache Junction
    • Population 38519, Burglaries 352
    • Town trivia: Apache Junction is near the Goldfield Ghost Town.
  8. El Mirage
    • Population 33985, Burglaries 282
    • Town trivia: El Mirage grew three times in population between 2000 and 2010.
  9. Glendale
    • Population 240374, Burglaries 1986
    • Town trivia: Glendale is known as “Arizona’s Antique Capital.””
  10. Phoenix
    • Population 1559744, Burglaries 12798
    • Town trivia: Phoenix is the most populous state capital in the United States.

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