Reported Annual Crime In West Jordan

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Jordan/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,725n/a (estimate)3,3063,2162,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Jordan/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.84.9
Rape21n/a18.654.938.6
Robbery53n/a47.044.3101.9
Assault231n/a205.0135.1237.8
Violent crime305n/a (estimate)271236373
Burglary398n/a353.2416.2491.4
Theft2,736n/a2,428.02,273.21,775.4
Vehicle theft286n/a253.8290.6220.2
Property crime3,420n/a (estimate)3,0352,9802,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in West Jordan, 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 West Jordan, 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 West Jordan, UT averages 3% higher than the rest of Utah while the rate of crime on a national scale is 16% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in West Jordan, UT is 15% higher than the average rate of crime in Utah and 27% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 2% 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 West Jordan, UT area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Jordan is 16% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.06 daily crimes that occur in West Jordan.
  • West Jordan is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Jordan you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Jordan has increased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In West Jordan (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in West Jordan, 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 West Jordan, UT (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Utah state wide, are 1.03 times more than the state average and 1.16 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in West Jordan, UT on a daily bases are 1.15 times more than than Utah average and 1.38 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in West Jordan, UT are 1.02 times more than the daily state average and 1.22 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is West Jordan (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of West Jordan, UT compared to every other city in Utah as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that West Jordan, UT ranks safer than 16% of every city located within Utah along with 35% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Utah and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than West Jordan, UT. As a result, West Jordan, UT is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Jordan

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Jordan is 1 in 370
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Jordan is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Jordan is 1 in 31
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in West Jordan, UT? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in West Jordan, UT, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 370. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 33 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in West Jordan, UT is 1 in 31.

Year Over Year Crime In West Jordan (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether West Jordan, UT 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. West Jordan, UT has increased by 51% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 18% year over year. Total crimes for West Jordan, UT has increased by 21% in the same time frame.

West Jordan police department

ItemWest JordanUtahNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1243,469556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.22.43.3
There are a total of 124 West Jordan police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.8% less than the Utah average and 64.6% 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
Emigration Canyon, UT1,64933418451
Granite, UT1,78833418451
Alpine, UT9,856831,0461,128
Highland, UT16,491971,2191,316
Bluffdale, UT8,319571,2961,352
West Jordan, UT108,0622713,0353,306

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Fairfield, CA107,9834323,0463,477
Gresham, OR108,2503443,9054,249
Pueblo, CO107,7069066,6857,591
San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA108,4493403,5433,883
Lowell, MA108,4914352,1422,577
West Jordan, UT108,0622713,0353,306
Source: The West Jordan, 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.