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63%
Total crime NAT. AVG.
79%
Violent crime NAT. AVG.
60%
Property 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 peopleHerriman/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime515n/a (estimate)8562,1372,324
Murder0n/a0.02.06.3
Rape13n/a21.659.540.0
Robbery6n/a10.029.666.1
Assault27n/a44.9150.7268.2
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)76242370
Burglary40n/a66.5201.7269.8
Theft373n/a620.21,485.11,401.9
Vehicle theft56n/a93.1208.4282.7
Property crime469n/a (estimate)7801,8951,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Herriman, UT

When we analyze the latest crime report, the Herriman crime rate is 63.2% lower than the national average. These incidents are classified into two primary categories: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes include assault, robbery, rape and murder. Whereas property crimes encompass theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In the case of Herriman, there were 46 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 76 per 100,000 individuals, 79.3% lower than the national average. Additionally, Herriman recorded 469 property crimes, amounting to 780 per 100,000 residents, 60.1% lower than the U.S. average.

Herriman stands out with one of the lowest violent crime rates in the United States. Reporting only 76 violent crimes per 100,000 people, Herriman secures its place among the safest cities in the nation, making it an enticing destination for those in search of a new home.

In the latest reported crime year, Herriman recorded zero homicides. This statistic potentially positions the city as a paragon of security, radiating a profound sense of safety for its residents. A low number of severe violent crimes instills a deep feeling of well-being among its community but also establishes a lofty benchmark for other locales aspiring to foster equally secure environments.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Herriman?

What do the local residents think about crime in Herriman? Well, based on a recent survey of 5 people (conducted by AreaVibes), 100% of Herriman residents said that there was virtually no crime and that they felt safe walking at night. Another 0% of respondents said that there was too much crime in the area and they did not feel safe walking alone at night.

Is Herriman a Safe Place to Live?

To get a feel for the safety of living in Herriman, it's essential to analyze both the overall crime rate and the daily incident count. Herriman presents a total crime rate that is 63% lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. Consequently, Herriman experiences an average of 1.41 daily crimes, comprising 0.13 violent incidents and 1.28 property-related offenses. This evaluation offers a comprehensive understanding of the safety landscape, aiding individuals in making informed decisions when considering relocation.

Has Crime in Herriman Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime rates in Herriman has decreased by 12% in the last reported crime report. Comparing crime rates from one year to another offers some insight into whether or not Herriman is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live. Crime rates are categorized by violent and property crime. Year-over-year violent crime has increased by 4.6%, while property crime has decreased by 13.3%. This analysis equips individuals with crucial information for making informed decisions about living in Herriman.

Potential Causes for Crime in Herriman

The level of education within a community can impact crime rates. Higher educational attainment often correlates with lower crime rates, as it provides individuals with better job opportunities and alternatives to criminal behavior. While lower educational achievement rates tend to lead to higher crime rates. In Herriman, 95.1% of people have completed high school, while 83% of people have completed high school nationally.

Rising cost of living expenses, including increased housing costs, grocery, utility and healthcare expenditures, can induce financial strain on individuals and families, particularly those with limited financial resources. Such economic stress may propel individuals towards crime, including theft or burglary, as a means of addressing their financial hardships. Conversely, cities characterized by a lower cost of living may alleviate economic pressures, potentially resulting in a reduced crime rate. In Herriman, the cost of living is 17.92% higher than the national average, reflecting a more affordable economic environment that could contribute to a decrease in crime levels.

The effectiveness of law enforcement and community policing initiatives can influence crime rates. A strong and collaborative relationship between the police and the community can deter criminal activity and improve safety. In Herriman, there are 0 police officers and civilians per 1,000 residents, compared to the national average of 3.25. The effectiveness of law enforcement often depends on community policing strategies that emphasize building trust and cooperation between the police and the community. It's not just about the number of officers but also how they engage with the community.

Herriman crime map



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

  • Herriman crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Herriman are 79% lower than the national average
  • In Herriman you have a 1 in 117 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Herriman is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Herriman has decreased by 11%

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        Daily Crime In Herriman (per 100,000 people)

        The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Herriman for every 100,000 residents. The Herriman total amount of daily crime is 2.50 times less than the Utah average and 2.71 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Herriman, is 3.16 times less than the Utah average, and it is 4.83 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Herriman has a daily crime average that is 2.43 times less than the Utah average and 2.51 times less than the daily national rate.

        How Safe is Herriman (higher is better)

        When comparing the safety of Herriman to every other city in Utah, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Herriman safe? The gauges above illustrate that Herriman is safer than 83% of every city located within Utah along with 79% 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, Herriman, UT is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Herriman

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Herriman is 1 in 1308
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Herriman is 1 in 129
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Herriman is 1 in 117
        Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Herriman? In Herriman, you have a 1 in 1308 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 129. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Herriman, UT is 1 in 117.

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

        The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Herriman is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Herriman has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 6% in Herriman, while property crimes in Herriman have decreased by 12%. Total crime has decreased by 11% year over year.

        Herriman police department

        Item Herriman Utah National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,469558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

        Sex offenders in Utah

        State Total offenders Utah /100K National /100K
        Utah8,736362266
        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
        Vineyard, UT8,62846360406
        Saratoga Springs, UT31,273100647747
        Alpine, UT10,50992722814
        Bluffdale, UT14,80288755844
        Granite, UT80098766863
        Highland, UT19,01299773872
        Holladay, UT30,461105819923
        Herriman, UT45,21176780856

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        Hilo, HI45,2483663,4283,794
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        Herriman, UT45,21176780856
        Source: The Herriman, 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.