Cedar City, UT crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in Cedar City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 17 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Cedar City is 1 in 58. Based on FBI crime data, Cedar City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Utah, Cedar City has a crime rate that is higher than 64% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Cedar City compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Cedar City with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Cedar City's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Cedar City does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Cedar City.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Cedar City's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Cedar City is one in 551.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Cedar City's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Cedar City a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Cedar City is one in 64.

Cedar City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Cedar City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

64

548

612

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.82

15.55

17.37

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.82
2.59
National Median: 4
    Cedar City
    Utah

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 551

in Cedar City

1 in 386

in Utah

Cedar City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 35,235
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 23 2 36
Rate per 1,000 0.09 0.65 0.06 1.02

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
15.55
24.48
National Median: 19
    Cedar City
    Utah

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 64

in Cedar City

1 in 41

in Utah

Cedar City Property CRIMES

Population: 35,235
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 76 424 48
Rate per 1,000 2.16 12.03 1.36

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Cedar City Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
17
38
National Median: 26.9
    Cedar City
    Utah