Reported Annual Crime In Cottonwood Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCottonwood Heights/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,008n/a (estimate)2,9353,2162,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCottonwood Heights/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.84.9
Rape9n/a26.254.938.6
Robbery8n/a23.344.3101.9
Assault29n/a84.4135.1237.8
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)134236373
Burglary187n/a544.4416.2491.4
Theft729n/a2,122.32,273.21,775.4
Vehicle theft46n/a133.9290.6220.2
Property crime962n/a (estimate)2,8012,9802,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Cottonwood Heights, UT is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Cottonwood Heights, UT. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Cottonwood Heights, UT averages 9% lower than the rest of Utah while the rate of crime on a national scale is 3% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Cottonwood Heights, UT is 43% lower than the average rate of crime in Utah and 64% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 6% lower than the remainder of the state of Utah and 13% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Cottonwood Heights, UT area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cottonwood Heights is 3% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.04 daily crimes that occur in Cottonwood Heights.
  • Cottonwood Heights is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cottonwood Heights you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cottonwood Heights has increased by 26%.

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Daily Crime In Cottonwood Heights (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Cottonwood Heights, UT on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Utah. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Cottonwood Heights, UT (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Utah state wide, are 1.10 times less than the state average and 1.03 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Cottonwood Heights, UT on a daily bases are 1.76 times less than than Utah average and 2.78 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Cottonwood Heights, UT are 1.06 times less than the daily state average and 1.13 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Cottonwood Heights (higher is better)

How safe is Cottonwood Heights, UT compared to other cities in Utah and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Cottonwood Heights, UT is safer than 24% of the cities in Utah and 50% 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 Cottonwood Heights, UT. Overall, Cottonwood Heights, UT is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cottonwood Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cottonwood Heights is 1 in 747
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cottonwood Heights is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cottonwood Heights is 1 in 35
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Cottonwood Heights, UT? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Cottonwood Heights, UT, then there is a 1 in 747 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 36. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 35 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Cottonwood Heights, UT.

Year Over Year Crime In Cottonwood Heights (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Cottonwood Heights, UT is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Cottonwood Heights, UT has increased by 10%, the amount of property crime in Cottonwood Heights, UT has increased by 27%, and the total amount of crime in Cottonwood Heights, UT has increased by 26% year to year.

Cottonwood Heights police department

ItemCottonwood HeightsUtahNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)433,469556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.22.43.3
There are a total of 43 Cottonwood Heights police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.1% less than the Utah average and 61.9% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Emigration Canyon, UT1,64933418451
Granite, UT1,78833418451
Snyderville, UT5,814779691,046
Summit Park, UT7,843831,0461,128
Alpine, UT9,856831,0461,128
Cottonwood Heights, UT33,9321342,8012,935

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New City, NY33,874182769951
Dana Point, CA33,8611661,7171,883
Cottonwood Heights, UT33,9321342,8012,935
Source: The Cottonwood Heights, UT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.