Reported Annual Crime In Provo

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleProvo/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,504n/a (estimate)2,1723,2162,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleProvo/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.84.9
Rape60n/a52.054.938.6
Robbery16n/a13.944.3101.9
Assault77n/a66.8135.1237.8
Violent crime153n/a (estimate)133236373
Burglary245n/a212.5416.2491.4
Theft1,959n/a1,699.12,273.21,775.4
Vehicle theft147n/a127.5290.6220.2
Property crime2,351n/a (estimate)2,0392,9802,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Provo, UT. These figures on reported criminal activity in Provo, UT, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Provo, UT is 32% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Utah, and when compared with the national average, is 24% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Provo, UT has 44% lower than violent crime rate than Utah average, while remaining 64% lower than the national average. In property crime, Provo, UT is 32% lower than the average of Utah and is 18% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Provo is 24% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.95 daily crimes that occur in Provo.
  • Provo is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Provo you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Provo has decreased by 31%.

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Daily Crime In Provo (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Provo, UT for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Utah as well as those across America as a whole. The Provo, UT total amount of daily offenses is 1.48 times less than the Utah average and 1.32 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Provo, UT is 1.78 times less than the Utah average, and it is 2.81 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Provo, UT has a daily crime figure that is 1.46 times less than the Utah average and 1.22 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Provo (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Provo, UT area in comparison to other Utah communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Provo, UT being safer than 38% of cities in Utah and 59% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Utah cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Provo, UT. In conclusion, Provo, UT now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Provo

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Provo is 1 in 754
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Provo is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Provo is 1 in 47
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Provo, 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 Provo, UT, then there is a 1 in 754 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 50. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 47 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Provo, UT.

Year Over Year Crime In Provo (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Provo, UT is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Provo, UT has decreased by 36% and the rate of property crime in Provo, UT has decreased by 31%. The total crime rate in Provo, UT has decreased by 31% year to year.

Provo police department

ItemProvoUtahNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1493,469556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.32.43.3
There are a total of 149 Provo police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.8% less than the Utah average and 61% 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
Pleasant Grove, UT34,85847693740
Saratoga Springs, UT21,06153762815
Benjamin, UT1,171749291,002
Salem, UT6,789549941,048
Mapleton, UT8,54501,1031,103
Provo, UT114,8041332,0392,172

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Murfreesboro, TN114,6605433,2433,786
Lansing, MI114,3821,1573,0084,165
El Monte, CA115,2433411,8162,157
Norman, OK115,5213662,5062,872
Berkeley, CA115,6884404,9065,346
Provo, UT114,8041332,0392,172
Source: The Provo, 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.