We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Tempe 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 Tempe. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.
In which Tempe 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 Tempe in 2020? That would be Camelot Village. 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 Tempe.
If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Tempe neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Tempe that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Tempe.
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How We Determined The Safest Tempe 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 Tempe.
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 50 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 Tempe.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Camelot Village.
Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the safest places Tempe. 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 Tempe For 2020
The violent crime per 100K people in Camelot Village comes in at 41 and the property crime per capita is 248 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Optimist Park Se comes in at 87 and the property crime per capita is 647 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Dava-Lakeshore comes in at 95 and the property crime per capita is 1,134 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Ntna-Canal Park comes in at 194 and the property crime per capita is 1,328 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Optimist Park Ne comes in at 212 and the property crime per capita is 1,316 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Tally Ho Farms comes in at 190 and the property crime per capita is 1,648 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Optimist Park Sw comes in at 114 and the property crime per capita is 1,875 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Baseline-Hardy comes in at 231 and the property crime per capita is 1,429 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Cyprus Southwest comes in at 184 and the property crime per capita is 1,810 for 2020.
The violent crime per 100K people in Duskfire Ii comes in at 198 and the property crime per capita is 1,721 for 2020.
Summing Up The Safest Places In Tempe
Looking at the data, you can tell that Camelot Village 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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