North Salt Lake, UT
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The crime rate in North Salt Lake is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 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 North Salt Lake is 1 in 43. Based on FBI crime data, North Salt Lake is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Utah, North Salt Lake has a crime rate that is higher than 74% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in North Salt Lake compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared North Salt Lake with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether North Salt Lake'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 North Salt Lake 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 North Salt Lake.

For North Salt Lake, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in North Salt Lake than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1320, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that North Salt Lake's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes North Salt Lake 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 North Salt Lake is one in 44.

North Salt Lake Crime Data

 
Crime Index

29

(100 is safest)


Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

North Salt Lake Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15

447

462

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.76

22.58

23.34

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North Salt Lake 0.76
Utah 2.36
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,320

in North Salt Lake

1 in 424

in Utah
North Salt Lake VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 19,796
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.05 0.10 0.61
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North Salt Lake 22.58
Utah 29.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in North Salt Lake

1 in 34

in Utah
North Salt Lake Property CRIMES
Population: 19,796
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 87 330 30
Rate per 1,000 4.39 16.67 1.52
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

North Salt Lake Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
North Salt Lake 54
Utah 42