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Violent crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBountiful/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime590n/a (estimate)1,3082,1372,324
Violent crime50n/a (estimate)111242370
Vehicle theft49n/a108.7208.4282.7
Property crime540n/a (estimate)1,1971,8951,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Bountiful, UT

The Bountiful crime rates are 43.7% lower than the national average. There are two main categories of crime - violent crime and property crime. Violent crime consists of murder, rape, robbery and assault, while property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. There were a total of 50 violent crimes in Bountiful (111 per 100,000 people), which is 70% lower than the national average and there were a total of 540 property crimes (1197 per 100,000 residents) which is 38.7% lower than average.

With only 111 incidents per 100,000 people, Bountiful boasts an exceptionally low rate of violent crimes, positioning it as one of the safest cities in the United States. Given these low violent crime rates, Bountiful has become an appealing destination for individuals in search of a secure and welcoming place to establish their new home.

In a remarkable testament to the city's commitment to safety, Bountiful reported a murder rate of 0. This could indicate that it is a very safe place to live, but also serves as an inspiration to other urban areas striving for safer communities. Examining the full crime report will provide a complete overview of all crimes - violent and property.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Bountiful?

What do the local residents think about crime in Bountiful? Well, based on a recent survey of 7 people (conducted by AreaVibes), 71% of Bountiful residents said that there was virtually no crime and that they felt safe walking at night. Another 29% of respondents said that there was too much crime in the area and they did not feel safe walking alone at night.

Is Bountiful a Safe Place to Live?

To determine if Bountiful is a safe place to live, let's take a look at the overall crime rate of the area, as well as the number of daily crimes. Bountiful has a total crime rate that is 44% lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. This results in a total of 1.62 daily crimes (0.14 violent daily crimes and 1.48 daily property crimes) in Bountiful.

Has Crime in Bountiful Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime data allows residents and potential residents to assess the crime in Bountiful. A decrease in crime rates may indicate improving safety, while an increase could raise concerns. The year-over-year crime rate in Bountiful has increased by 48.2%. Violent crimes have increased by 42.9%, while property crimes have increased by 48.8%. By comparing crime rates from one year to the next, authorities and communities can identify trends and patterns in criminal activity. This helps in understanding whether crime is increasing, decreasing, or remaining stable over time.

Potential Causes for Crime in Bountiful

The impact of law enforcement and community policing efforts plays a crucial role in shaping crime rates in any city. A robust and cooperative bond between law enforcement and the community can serve as a deterrent to criminal activities, enhancing overall safety. In Bountiful, the ratio of police officers and civilians per 1,000 residents stands at 1.18, differing from the national average of 3.25. Effective law enforcement hinges not solely on officer numbers but also on the manner in which they interact and collaborate with the community. Building trust and cooperation are central tenets of community policing, amplifying its influence on crime prevention.

The quality of housing and neighborhood conditions can influence crime rates. Neglected or run-down neighborhoods with poorly maintained properties may be more susceptible to criminal activities. In areas with housing affordability challenges, crime can emerge as a prominent issue. Certain individuals and families may find themselves residing in cramped or inadequate housing settings, amplifying stress levels and potentially fostering domestic conflicts and associated criminal incidents. It's worth noting that the median home price in Bountiful stands at $343,900, a contrast to the national average of $184,700.

In Bountiful, the average rental rates are $1,148 per month, compared to the national average of $949. Rapid increases in rental costs can lead to neighborhood instability as residents are forced to move frequently in search of more affordable housing. This transience can weaken community bonds and hinder the establishment of social support networks, which can indirectly contribute to crime. While affordable rent and areas with higher income per capita, allow for long term renters and community bonds to the formed, therefore reducing crime rates on the long term.

Bountiful crime map

The Bountiful crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bountiful as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Bountiful crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Bountiful crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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Crime Quick Facts

  • Bountiful crime rates are 44% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bountiful are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Bountiful you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bountiful is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bountiful has increased by 45%

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        Daily Crime In Bountiful (per 100,000 people)

        The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Bountiful for every 100,000 residents. The Bountiful total amount of daily crime is 1.63 times less than the Utah average and 1.78 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Bountiful, is 2.18 times less than the Utah average, and it is 3.34 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Bountiful has a daily crime average that is 1.58 times less than the Utah average and 1.63 times less than the daily national rate.

        How Safe is Bountiful (higher is better)

        What are the odds that you'll be safer in Bountiful, Utah compared to other areas of Utah, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Bountiful safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Bountiful is safer than 56% of Utah cities, and 67% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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 Bountiful. At this time, Bountiful sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bountiful

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bountiful is 1 in 902
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bountiful is 1 in 84
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Bountiful is 1 in 77
        Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Bountiful? In Bountiful, you have a 1 in 902 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 84. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Bountiful, UT is 1 in 77.

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

        An analysis of year to year crime rates in Bountiful, Utah (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Bountiful has increased by 41%, the amount of property crime in Bountiful has increased by 45%, and the total amount of crime in Bountiful has increased by 45% year over year.

        Bountiful police department

        Item Bountiful Utah National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)523,469558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.22.43.3
        There are a total of 52 Bountiful police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 49.7% less than the Utah average and 63.6% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Utah

        State Total offenders Utah /100K National /100K
        There are a total of 8,736 sex offenders in Utah. This yields a total of 362 sex offenders in Utah per 100,000 residents which is 36% greater than the national average.

        Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Emigration Canyon, UT1,59834266300
        Summit Park, UT8,17785665750
        Fruit Heights, UT6,20594736830
        Kaysville, UT31,95764791854
        Holladay, UT30,461105819923
        Syracuse, UT30,36664865929
        Morgan, UT4,2591159011,016
        Bountiful, UT43,9911111,1971,308

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Altamonte Springs, FL43,9693952,2972,692
        York, PA44,0197102,5593,269
        Cutler Bay, FL43,9282511,5161,766
        Wake Forest, NC44,0681151,0431,158
        Burke, VA44,077101733834
        Bountiful, UT43,9911111,1971,308
        Source: The Bountiful, UT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.