Reported Annual Crime In Layton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLayton/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,836n/a (estimate)2,3833,0192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLayton/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.32.45.3
Rape42n/a54.554.741.7
Robbery11n/a14.347.398.0
Assault52n/a67.5134.5248.9
Violent crime106n/a (estimate)138239383
Burglary250n/a324.5381.0430.4
Theft1,397n/a1,813.22,092.11,694.4
Vehicle theft83n/a107.7307.2237.4
Property crime1,730n/a (estimate)2,2452,7802,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Layton, UT is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Layton, UT. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Layton, UT averages 21% lower than the rest of Utah while the rate of crime on a national scale is 13% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Layton, UT is 42% lower than the average rate of crime in Utah and 64% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 19% lower than the remainder of the state of Utah and 5% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Layton, UT area.
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The Layton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Layton as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Layton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Layton is 13% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.53 daily crimes that occur in Layton.
  • Layton is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Layton you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Layton has increased by 9%.

Compare Layton, UT Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Layton (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Layton, UT per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Utah and on a national level. In Layton, UT the total number of daily crimes is 1.27 times less than the Utah average and 1.15 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Layton, UT is 1.74 times less than the Utah average and 2.78 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Layton, UT has a daily crime rate that is 1.24 times less than the Utah average and 1.05 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Layton (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Layton, UT compared to other areas of Utah, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Layton, UT safer than 35% when compared to other Utah cities, and 53% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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 Layton, UT. At this time, Layton, UT sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Layton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Layton is 1 in 727
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Layton is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Layton is 1 in 42
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Layton, UT? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Layton, UT, you have a 1 in 727 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 45. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Layton, UT is 1 in 42.

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

Determining whether Layton, UT is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Layton, UT has decreased by 12% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 11% year over year. Total crimes for Layton, UT has increased by 9% in the same time frame.

Layton police department

ItemLaytonUtahNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1043,469558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.43.3
There are a total of 104 Layton police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.3% less than the Utah average and 53.9% 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
Mountain Green, UT3,11347549596
Marriott-Slaterville, UT1,78471826897
Kaysville, UT29,799509631,013
Uintah, UT1,499891,0321,121
Woods Cross, UT10,9301291,0061,135
Fruit Heights, UT5,840931,0801,173
Syracuse, UT26,668861,1611,247
Layton, UT72,4131382,2452,383

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waldorf, MD72,4136222,7633,385
Iowa City, IA72,3852072,3402,546
Rapid City, SD72,4416403,8304,470
Goodyear, AZ72,6292642,8713,135
Jonesboro, AR72,6385254,1004,625
Layton, UT72,4131382,2452,383
Source: The Layton, UT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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