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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 peopleGrantsville/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime142n/a (estimate)9842,1372,324
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)159242370
Vehicle theft18n/a124.7208.4282.7
Property crime119n/a (estimate)8251,8951,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Grantsville, UT

Crime can be categorized into two primary types: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes encompass offenses such as murder, rape, robbery, and assault, whereas property crimes involve acts like burglary, theft, and vehicle theft. The overall crime rate in Grantsville is 57.7% lower than the national average. Specifically, there were 23 violent crimes reported in Grantsville, equivalent to 159 per 100,000 residents, which is lower than the national average by 56.9%. Additionally, Grantsville recorded 119 property crimes, amounting to 825 per 100,000 people, lower than the national average by 57.8%.

Is Grantsville a Safe Place to Live?

Determining whether Grantsville is a place to live may not always yield a simple answer, given the city's varying safety levels across different areas. Nonetheless, comprehending the city's overall crime rate can be a valuable asset. In broad terms, Grantsville has an overall crime rate that is 58% lower than the national average. When we take a look at crime on a daily basis, this translates into 0.39 daily occurrences, comprising 0.06 violent crimes and 0.33 property crimes. Scrutinizing these statistics provides a foundation for a more informed assessment of the suitability of Grantsville as a potential place to establish residency.

Has Crime in Grantsville Increased Since Last Year?

Examining year-over-year crime data provides insights into short-term trends with regards to the crime activity in Grantsville. This analysis involves comparing crime rates from one year to the next, enabling the identification of patterns and fluctuations in crime. Such information proves invaluable to residents seeking to make well-informed decisions about their choice of residence. In the most recent year, compared to the previous one, total crime in Grantsville has increased by 5.2%. Specifically, violent crime has decreased by 11.5%, while property crime has increased by 9.2%. This data empowers individuals with a clearer understanding of the evolving safety landscape in Grantsville.

Potential Causes for Crime in Grantsville

The economic prosperity of a city's inhabitants exerts substantial influence on crime stats. Elevated poverty rates and income inequality can precipitate heightened criminal activity, as individuals may turn to illicit means to fulfill their fundamental requirements. While lower poverty rates could lead to lower Grantsville crime rates. In Grantsville, the poverty rate stands at 5.3%, diverging from the national average of 15.1%.

Highly populated regions typically encompass expansive urban hubs teeming with diverse economic prospects. Within these areas, income inequality can be exacerbated, giving rise to enclaves of poverty amid affluence. Communities marked by economic disparities may contend with heightened property crimes, and in certain instances, violent crimes. Conversely, regions characterized by low population density often exhibit lower Grantsville crime rates. For instance, in Grantsville, the population density stands at 288.5 people per square mile, diverging from the national average of 90.6 people per square mile.

High rent costs can create economic stress for individuals and families, particularly those with limited financial resources. When a significant portion of one's income is spent on housing, there may be less money available for other essential needs such as food, healthcare and education. Economic stress can contribute to desperation and potentially lead individuals to engage in criminal activities, such as theft or fraud, as a means of financial survival. Average rent rates in Grantsville are $800, compared to a national average of $949 per month.

Grantsville crime map

The Grantsville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Grantsville 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 Grantsville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Grantsville 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

      • Grantsville crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Grantsville are 57% lower than the national average
      • In Grantsville you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Grantsville is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Grantsville has decreased by 7%

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        Daily Crime In Grantsville (per 100,000 people)

        The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Grantsville, UT per 100,000 people. In Grantsville, the total number of daily crimes is 2.17 times less than the Utah average and 2.36 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Grantsville is 1.52 times less than the Utah average and 2.32 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Grantsville has a daily crime rate that is 2.30 times less than the Utah average and 2.37 times less than the national average.

        How Safe is Grantsville (higher is better)

        When comparing the safety of Grantsville to every other city in Utah, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Grantsville safe? The gauges above illustrate that Grantsville is safer than 55% of every city located within Utah along with 65% 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. As a result, Grantsville, UT is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Grantsville

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Grantsville is 1 in 628
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Grantsville is 1 in 122
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Grantsville is 1 in 102
        Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Grantsville? In Grantsville, you have a 1 in 628 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 122. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Grantsville, UT is 1 in 102.

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

        Determining whether Grantsville is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Grantsville violent crime rates have decreased by 22%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 3% year over year. Total crimes for Grantsville has decreased by 7% in the same time frame.

        Grantsville police department

        Item Grantsville Utah National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)143,469558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.43.3
        There are a total of 14 Grantsville police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.2% less than the Utah average and 53.1% 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
        Erda, UT3,07177600677
        Stansbury Park, UT9,2712061,6151,822
        Tooele, UT35,3134621,8062,268
        Stockton, UT1,0722772,1662,443
        Grantsville, UT11,488159825984

        Cities with similar population

        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Yeadon, PA11,4953141,6631,978
        Newman, CA11,4982118201,032
        Schiller Park, IL11,4993031,7772,081
        Cherry Creek, CO11,5031871,1991,387
        Norwalk, IA11,46756210266
        Grantsville, UT11,488159825984
        Source: The Grantsville, 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.