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Old 12-07-2008, 07:37 PM
 
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Thank you so much for your input! Do you feel the crime everyone is talking about is from away enough from Catalina Foothills?
Thank you
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Old 12-07-2008, 07:48 PM
 
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In Tucson, it doesn't matter how far away from the crime you are...but if you are north of River, you are pretty much guaranteed a safe area. South of River, there are random pockets of high crime spread throughout the city and random pockets of very safe areas. The highest concentration of crime is in South Tucson, along Miracle Mile and the vicinity of it, and certain areas near downtown. The best thing to do if you have questions about crime concentration is look at the crime maps posted on the Tucson Police Dept.'s website.
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Old 12-08-2008, 06:46 AM
 
Location: Tucson, AZ
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Hello,
We are also thinking about relocating to the Tucson area, specifically the Catalina foothills area.Can you tell me more about that specific area? Is it mostly retired individuals? is the crime high in that area? Also, does the crime rate in the Tucson area spill into the Catalina area? I don't know how to access the forum yet but Im learning so any information would be great!
thanks again!
It's a good area. More affluent than most parts of town and it does have it's share of retirees.

Here are some older posts on the area (found by using the "Search" button up top):

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There are also several posts related to crime in Tucson that have helpful links to crime stats and other nifty websites.
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Old 12-10-2008, 08:46 PM
 
Location: Tucson
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We moved to the area in April. We live in Sahuarita and LOVE it! It had the small town feel near the (somewhat) big city! I love the schools--very family friendly--, and there is lots to do! I'm very happy with our decision!
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