Reported Annual Crime In Murray

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMurray/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,649n/a (estimate)7,3493,0192,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMurray/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a4.02.45.3
Rape69n/a139.054.741.7
Robbery50n/a100.747.398.0
Assault120n/a241.7134.5248.9
Violent crime241n/a (estimate)485239394
Burglary467n/a940.6381.0430.4
Theft2,469n/a4,972.82,092.11,694.4
Vehicle theft472n/a950.7307.2237.4
Property crime3,408n/a (estimate)6,8642,7802,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Murray, UT is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 143% higher than the average of crimes committed in Utah. It is also 167% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Murray, UT shows a crime rate that is 103% higher than the Utah average. The crime rate is also 23% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Murray, UT is shown to be 147% higher than the Utah average and 191% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Murray is 167% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.14 daily crimes that occur in Murray.
  • Murray is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Murray you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Murray has increased by 3%.

Compare Murray, UT Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Murray (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Murray, UT per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Utah and on a national scale. In Murray, UT the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.43 times more than the Utah average and 2.67 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Murray, UT is 2.03 times more than the Utah average and 1.23 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Murray, UT has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.47 times more than the Utah average and 2.91 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Murray (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Murray, UT area in comparison to other Utah communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Murray, UT being safer than 3% of cities in Utah and 11% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Utah cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Murray, UT. In conclusion, Murray, UT now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Murray

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Murray is 1 in 207
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Murray is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Murray is 1 in 14
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Murray, 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 Murray, UT, you have a 1 in 207 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 15. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Murray, UT is 1 in 14.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Murray, UT is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Murray, UT has decreased by 18% and the rate of property crime in Murray, UT has increased by 5%. The total crime rate in Murray, UT has increased by 3% year to year.

Murray police department

ItemMurrayUtahNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)893,469558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.43.3
There are a total of 89 Murray police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.7% less than the Utah average and 43.3% 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
Emigration Canyon, UT1,77234390424
Bluffdale, UT9,8091429831,124
Alpine, UT10,129911,0591,150
Granite, UT935971,1231,220
Alta, UT349971,1231,220
Holladay, UT30,7931031,2011,304
North Salt Lake, UT18,753761,9141,990
Murray, UT48,8344856,8647,349

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sheboygan, WI48,8133311,6892,021
Bedford, TX48,8642242,0582,282
McLean, VA48,86790775864
Huntington, WV48,7358934,3445,236
Cypress, CA48,9781411,4801,620
Murray, UT48,8344856,8647,349
Source: The Murray, 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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