Reported Annual Crime In West Valley City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Valley City/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,558 (estimate)3,2162,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Valley City/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a1.84.9
Rapen/an/an/a54.938.6
Robberyn/an/an/a44.3101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a135.1237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)335 (estimate)236373
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,273.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a290.6220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,224 (estimate)2,9802,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Valley City is 59% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.49 daily crimes that occur in West Valley City.
  • West Valley City is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Valley City you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Valley City has increased by 36%.

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Daily Crime In West Valley City (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Valley City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Valley City is 1 in 299
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Valley City is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Valley City is 1 in 22

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

West Valley City police department

ItemWest Valley CityUtahNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2313,469556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.43.3
There are a total of 231 West Valley City police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.6% less than the Utah average and 47.1% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Emigration Canyon, UT1,64933418451
Granite, UT1,78833418451
Bluffdale, UT8,319571,2961,352
Holladay, UT26,8961021,2871,389
Bountiful, UT42,9471422,1142,256
West Valley City, UT132,3293354,2244,558

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bellevue, WA132,2681103,1263,236
Columbia, SC131,3317995,4376,236
Killeen, TX134,0306182,8743,492
Sterling Heights, MI130,6041761,3431,519
New Haven, CT130,5533332,7673,100
West Valley City, UT132,3293354,2244,558
Source: The West Valley City, 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.