Reported Annual Crime In South Salt Lake

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Salt Lake/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,167n/a (estimate)8,6603,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Salt Lake/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a12.02.45.3
Rape37n/a147.949.840.4
Robbery58n/a231.850.5102.8
Assault106n/a423.6140.1248.5
Violent crime204n/a (estimate)815243386
Burglary323n/a1,290.9420.7468.9
Theft1,268n/a5,067.52,223.21,745.0
Vehicle theft372n/a1,486.7307.7236.9
Property crime1,963n/a (estimate)7,8452,9522,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in South Salt Lake, UT. All reported South Salt Lake, UT crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the South Salt Lake, UT overall crime rate is 171% higher than in comparison to the Utah average; and is also 205% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in South Salt Lake, UT, the rate is 236% higher than compared to the Utah average, and 111% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, South Salt Lake, UT comes in at 166% higher than to the average seen in Utah, and 220% higher than the overall 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
Alta, UT342981,1931,291
Holladay, UT26,8961051,2751,380
Woods Cross, UT10,389431,7241,767
Bountiful, UT42,9471051,6911,795
North Salt Lake, UT17,465681,9011,969
South Salt Lake, UT24,3158157,8458,660

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Salt Lake is 205% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 23.73 daily crimes that occur in South Salt Lake.
  • South Salt Lake is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Salt Lake you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Salt Lake has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In South Salt Lake (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in South Salt Lake, UT per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Utah and on a national level. In South Salt Lake, UT the total number of daily crimes is 2.71 times more than the Utah average and 3.05 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in South Salt Lake, UT is 3.36 times more than the Utah average and 2.11 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, South Salt Lake, UT has a daily crime rate that is 2.66 times more than the Utah average and 3.20 times more than the national average.

How Safe is South Salt Lake (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in South Salt Lake, UT compared to other areas of Utah, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that South Salt Lake, UT safer than 1% when compared to other Utah cities, and 4% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Utah, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than South Salt Lake, UT. At this time, South Salt Lake, UT sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Salt Lake

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Salt Lake is 1 in 123
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Salt Lake is 1 in 13
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Salt Lake is 1 in 12
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in South Salt Lake, UT? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In South Salt Lake, UT your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 123. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 13 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 South Salt Lake, UT is 1 in 12.

Year Over Year Crime In South Salt Lake (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for South Salt Lake, UT is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in South Salt Lake, UT has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 10% in South Salt Lake, UT, while property crimes in South Salt Lake, UT have increased by 9%. Crimes in total for South Salt Lake, UT have increased by 6% year over year.

South Salt Lake police department

ItemSouth Salt LakeUtahNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)703,469556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.43.3
There are a total of 70 South Salt Lake police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.2% greater than the Utah average and 12% 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
The Crossings, FL24,3133472,1702,518
Homer Glen, IL24,32225475500
Trotwood, OH24,3223754,0044,379
Graham, WA24,3303514,0624,413
Coronado, CA24,3331041,5221,626
South Salt Lake, UT24,3158157,8458,660
Source: The South Salt Lake, 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.