Orem, UT
Crime Rates



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Orem, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 Orem is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Orem is 1 in 48. Based on FBI crime data, Orem is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Utah, Orem has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Orem has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Orem is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Orem 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 Orem.

For Orem, 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 Orem than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1099, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Orem's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Orem 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 Orem is one in 50.

Orem Crime Data

 

Crime Index

27

(100 is safest)


Safer than 27% of U.S. Cities

Orem Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

89

1,970

2,059

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.91

20.14

21.05

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Orem 0.91
Utah 2.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,099

in Orem

1 in 424

in Utah

Orem VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 97,828
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 37 11 39
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.38 0.11 0.40

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Orem 20.14
Utah 21.69

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Orem

1 in 46

in Utah

Orem Property CRIMES

Population: 97,828
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 156 1,673 141
Rate per 1,000 1.59 17.10 1.44

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Orem Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Orem 113
Utah 33