Reported Annual Crime In Sandy

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSandy/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,301n/a (estimate)3,4893,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSandy/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.45.3
Rape57n/a60.349.840.4
Robbery48n/a50.750.5102.8
Assault56n/a59.2140.1248.5
Violent crime161n/a (estimate)170243386
Burglary577n/a609.9420.7468.9
Theft2,322n/a2,454.52,223.21,745.0
Vehicle theft241n/a254.8307.7236.9
Property crime3,140n/a (estimate)3,3192,9522,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Sandy, UT is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 9% higher than the average of crimes committed in Utah. It is also 23% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Sandy, UT shows a crime rate that is 30% lower than the Utah average. The crime rate is also 56% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Sandy, UT is shown to be 12% higher than the Utah average and 35% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Emigration Canyon, UT1,64934414448
Granite, UT1,78834414448
Pleasant Grove, UT34,85831646677
Bluffdale, UT8,319421,0201,062
Summit Park, UT7,843851,0361,121
Alpine, UT9,856851,0361,121
Alta, UT342981,1931,291
Sandy, UT89,5211703,3193,489

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sandy is 23% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.56 daily crimes that occur in Sandy.
  • Sandy is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sandy you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sandy has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Sandy (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Sandy, UT per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Utah and on a national scale. In Sandy, UT the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.09 times more than the Utah average and 1.23 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Sandy, UT is 1.43 times less than the Utah average and 2.27 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Sandy, UT has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.12 times more than the Utah average and 1.35 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Sandy (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Sandy, UT area in comparison to other Utah communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Sandy, UT being safer than 21% of cities in Utah and 41% 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 Sandy, UT. In conclusion, Sandy, UT now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sandy

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sandy is 1 in 588
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sandy is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sandy is 1 in 29
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Sandy, UT? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Sandy, UT your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 588. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 31 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 Sandy, UT is 1 in 29.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Sandy, UT is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Sandy, UT has decreased by 9%, while the property crime rate in Sandy, UT has increased by 4% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Sandy, UT has increased by 3% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Sandy police department

ItemSandyUtahNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1393,469556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.43.3
There are a total of 139 Sandy police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.7% less than the Utah average and 52.9% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Toms River, NJ89,459742,0292,103
Santa Barbara, CA89,6694293,3073,737
Allen, TX89,845791,1311,211
League City, TX88,979811,9101,990
Lawrence, KS90,1943662,5972,964
Sandy, UT89,5211703,3193,489
Source: The Sandy, 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.