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Total crime 33%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 42%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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 peopleWales/100k peopleUtah/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,311 (estimate)2,4052,489
Murdern/an/an/a2.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a56.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a35.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a141.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)325 (estimate)236379
Burglaryn/an/an/a276.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,682.41,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a210.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,986 (estimate)2,1692,110

Key findings

  • Wales crime rates are 33% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wales are 14% lower than the national average
  • In Wales you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wales is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wales has decreased by 8%

Wales crime map

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The Wales crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Wales as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Wales crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Wales (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wales

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wales is 1 in 308
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wales is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wales is 1 in 31

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

      Wales police department

      ItemWalesUtahNational
      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
      Ephraim, UT6,751282618899
      Spring City, UT1,0141029361,038
      Fairview, UT1,6441059671,072
      Moroni, UT1,7081161,0701,186
      Mount Pleasant, UT3,2891141,2511,365
      Levan, UT6042992,7473,046
      Fountain Green, UT9993042,7903,093
      Wales, UT3463252,9863,311

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Union Grove, TX3465613,1993,759
      McHenry, KY3463212,8103,131
      Taneyville, MO3466953,7044,398
      Rosston, AR3468814,3055,187
      Ekalaka, MT3465262,8483,374
      Wales, UT3463252,9863,311
      Source: The Wales, UT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.