Reported Annual Crime In Riverton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiverton/100k peopleWyoming/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime657n/a (estimate)6,0252,2022,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiverton/100k peopleWyoming/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a9.23.45.3
Rape8n/a73.435.040.4
Robbery4n/a36.710.1102.8
Assault34n/a311.8195.7248.5
Violent crime47n/a (estimate)431244386
Burglary52n/a476.8302.5468.9
Theft521n/a4,777.61,518.21,745.0
Vehicle theft37n/a339.3136.6236.9
Property crime610n/a (estimate)5,5941,9572,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Riverton, WY for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Riverton, WY is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Riverton, WY crime rates are 174% higher than in comparison to the Wyoming mean and are 112% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Riverton, WY has a rate that is 76% higher than the Wyoming average; compared to the United States, it is 12% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Riverton, WY is 186% higher than its state's mean, and 128% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Arapahoe, WY1,5491251,0051,130
Shoshoni, WY5463372,7043,041
Hudson, WY5103472,7793,126
Riverton, WY11,0444315,5946,025

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Riverton is 112% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.51 daily crimes that occur in Riverton.
  • Riverton is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Riverton you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Riverton has increased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Riverton (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Riverton, WY for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Wyoming as well as those across America as a whole. The Riverton, WY total amount of daily offenses is 2.74 times more than the Wyoming average and 2.12 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Riverton, WY is 1.76 times more than the Wyoming average, and it is 1.12 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Riverton, WY has a daily crime figure that is 2.86 times more than the Wyoming average and 2.28 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Riverton (higher is better)

How safe is Riverton, WY compared to other cities in Wyoming and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Riverton, WY is safer than 3% of the cities in Wyoming and 12% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Wyoming and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Riverton, WY. Overall, Riverton, WY is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Riverton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Riverton is 1 in 233
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riverton is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Riverton is 1 in 17
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Riverton, WY? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Riverton, WY your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 233. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 18 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 Riverton, WY is 1 in 17.

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

Determining whether Riverton, WY is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Riverton, WY has increased by 11% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 11% year over year. Total crimes for Riverton, WY has increased by 11% in the same time frame.

Riverton police department

ItemRivertonWyomingNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)39987558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.53.23.3
There are a total of 39 Riverton police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.6% greater than the Wyoming average and 8.8% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Wyoming

StateTotal offendersWyoming /100KNational /100K
Wyoming1,717302222
There are a total of 1,717 sex offenders in Wyoming. This yields a total of 302 sex offenders in Wyoming per 100,000 residents which is 36% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ontario, OR11,0452016,7646,966
Newport East, RI11,0421841,4621,645
West Point, MS11,0422562,8813,137
Burkburnett, TX11,0464152,9853,400
Webster, TX11,0415447,5098,053
Riverton, WY11,0444315,5946,025
Source: The Riverton, WY 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.