Reported Annual Crime In Vernal

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVernal/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime374n/a (estimate)3,2003,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVernal/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.45.3
Rape4n/a34.249.840.4
Robbery1n/a8.650.5102.8
Assault20n/a171.1140.1248.5
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)214243386
Burglary45n/a385.0420.7468.9
Theft291n/a2,489.92,223.21,745.0
Vehicle theft13n/a111.2307.7236.9
Property crime349n/a (estimate)2,9862,9522,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Vernal, 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 Vernal, 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 Vernal, UT averages equal to the rest of Utah while the rate of crime on a national scale is 13% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Vernal, UT is 12% lower than the average rate of crime in Utah and 45% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 1% higher than the remainder of the state of Utah and 22% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Vernal, UT area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jensen, UT112981,1931,291
Maeser, UT4,1561081,3081,415
Naples, UT2,420431,5521,595
Vernal, UT10,5882142,9863,200

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Vernal is 13% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.77 daily crimes that occur in Vernal.
  • Vernal is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Vernal you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Vernal has decreased by 26%.

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Daily Crime In Vernal (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Vernal, 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 Vernal, UT (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Utah state wide, are 1.00 times more than the state average and 1.13 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Vernal, UT on a daily bases are 1.14 times less than than Utah average and 1.81 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Vernal, UT are 1.01 times more than the daily state average and 1.22 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Vernal (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Utah and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Vernal, UT? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Vernal, UT has been ranked safer than 21% of other cities in the state of Utah. In addition, Vernal, UT is safer than 39% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Utah and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Vernal, UT. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Vernal, UT is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vernal

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vernal is 1 in 468
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vernal is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Vernal is 1 in 32
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Vernal, 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 Vernal, UT, then there is a 1 in 468 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 34. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 32 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Vernal, UT.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Vernal, 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 Vernal, UT has decreased by 19% and the rate of property crime in Vernal, UT has decreased by 27%. The total crime rate in Vernal, UT has decreased by 26% year to year.

Vernal police department

ItemVernalUtahNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)213,469558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.43.3
There are a total of 21 Vernal police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.8% less than the Utah average and 31.1% 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
Bolivar, MO10,5927325,9506,682
Lincolnton, NC10,5934333,1873,620
Brock Hall, MD10,5943171,5331,850
Timberlane, LA10,5965273,0733,600
Batesville, AR10,5792892,8233,112
Vernal, UT10,5882142,9863,200
Source: The Vernal, 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.