Riverdale, UT
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With a crime rate of 67 per one thousand residents, Riverdale has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 15. Within Utah, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Riverdale.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 8,666, Riverdale has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Riverdale does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Riverdale.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Riverdale'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 Riverdale is one in 542.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Riverdale experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Riverdale is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Riverdale, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 15, which is a rate of 65 per one thousand population.

Riverdale Crime Data

 
Crime Index

2

(100 is safest)


Safer than 2% of U.S. Cities

Riverdale Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

16

563

579

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.85

64.97

66.81

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Riverdale 1.85
Utah 2.36
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 542

in Riverdale

1 in 424

in Utah
Riverdale VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,666
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 6 5 4
Rate per 1,000 0.12 0.69 0.58 0.46
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
Riverdale 64.97
Utah 29.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 15

in Riverdale

1 in 34

in Utah
Riverdale Property CRIMES
Population: 8,666
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 55 492 16
Rate per 1,000 6.35 56.77 1.85
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

Riverdale Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Riverdale 127
Utah 42