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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 49%
Property crime 4%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIndependence/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,071 (estimate)2,7252,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a55.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a41.973.9
Assaultn/an/an/a159.9279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)198 (estimate)261388
Burglaryn/an/an/a290.6314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,857.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a316.6246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,872 (estimate)2,4641,958

Key findings

  • Independence crime rates are 12% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Independence are 49% lower than the national average
  • In Independence you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Independence is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Independence has increased by 13%

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      Daily Crime In Independence (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Independence

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Independence is 1 in 505
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Independence is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Independence is 1 in 49

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

      Independence police department

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

      Sex offenders in Utah

      StateTotal offendersUtah /100KNational /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, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Vineyard, UT1,67350468517
      Saratoga Springs, UT24,088109764873
      Herriman, UT29,17666874939
      Pleasant Grove, UT36,67880866946
      Alpine, UT10,129999391,038
      Granite, UT9351059951,101
      Highland, UT17,5441061,0051,112
      Independence, UT1521981,8722,071

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Marmarth, ND1525293,4173,946
      Reed, AR1521,0434,0545,096
      Hebron, WI1522821,2951,577
      Alpha, MN1524053,0923,497
      Riverview, AL1526603,1083,768
      Independence, UT1521981,8722,071
      Source: The Independence, UT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.