Reported Annual Crime In American Fork

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmerican Fork/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime882n/a (estimate)2,2603,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmerican Fork/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.62.45.3
Rape8n/a20.549.840.4
Robbery7n/a17.950.5102.8
Assault8n/a20.5140.1248.5
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)61243386
Burglary101n/a258.8420.7468.9
Theft715n/a1,832.02,223.21,745.0
Vehicle theft42n/a107.6307.7236.9
Property crime858n/a (estimate)2,1982,9522,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in American Fork, UT. The total number of reported crimes in American Fork, UT is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall American Fork, UT crime rate is 29% lower than the Utah average and is 20% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, American Fork, UT has a violent crime rate that is 75% lower than the Utah average and 84% lower than the national average. For property crime, American Fork, UT is 26% lower than the Utah average and 10% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Granite, UT93534414448
Pleasant Grove, UT36,67831646677
Saratoga Springs, UT24,08848731779
Bluffdale, UT9,809421,0201,062
Alpine, UT10,129851,0361,121
Alta, UT349981,1931,291
Highland, UT17,544991,2081,307
American Fork, UT28,127612,1982,260

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in American Fork is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.19 daily crimes that occur in American Fork.
  • American Fork is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In American Fork you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in American Fork has increased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In American Fork (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in American Fork, UT per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Utah and on a national scale. In American Fork, UT the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.41 times less than the Utah average and 1.26 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in American Fork, UT is 3.95 times less than the Utah average and 6.28 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, American Fork, UT has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.34 times less than the Utah average and 1.11 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is American Fork (higher is better)

How safe is American Fork, UT compared to other cities in Utah and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that American Fork, UT is safer than 58% of the cities in Utah and 64% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Utah and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than American Fork, UT. Overall, American Fork, UT is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in American Fork

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in American Fork is 1 in 1627
The chance of being a victim of property crime in American Fork is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in American Fork is 1 in 45
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in American Fork, UT? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In American Fork, UT your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1627. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 46 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in American Fork, UT is 1 in 45.

Year Over Year Crime In American Fork (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether American Fork, UT is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in American Fork, UT has decreased by 12%, while the property crime rate in American Fork, UT has increased by 12% year over year. The number of total crimes in American Fork, UT has increased by 11% year over year.

American Fork police department

ItemAmerican ForkUtahNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)393,469558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.02.43.3
There are a total of 39 American Fork police officers. This results in 1.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.9% less than the Utah average and 68.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Utah

StateTotal offendersUtah /100KNational /100K
Utah7,046282222
There are a total of 7,046 sex offenders in Utah. This yields a total of 282 sex offenders in Utah per 100,000 residents which is 27% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Maryville, TN28,1511922,3732,564
Desert Hot Springs, CA28,0927873,2414,028
Harrison, NY28,082162668830
Carlsbad, NM28,0794503,9174,367
Englewood, NJ28,1842131,1331,346
American Fork, UT28,127612,1982,260
Source: The American Fork, UT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.