South Jordan, UT
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South Jordan, UT crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

The crime rate in South Jordan is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 South Jordan is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, South Jordan is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Utah, South Jordan has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, South Jordan has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, South Jordan 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 South Jordan 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 South Jordan.

For South Jordan, 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 South Jordan than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1851, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that South Jordan's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes South Jordan 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 South Jordan is one in 43.

South Jordan Crime Data

 

Crime Index

28

(100 is safest)


Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

South Jordan Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

36

1,554

1,590

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.54

23.32

23.86

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Jordan 0.54
Utah 2.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,851

in South Jordan

1 in 424

in Utah

South Jordan VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 66,648
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 11 4 21
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.17 0.06 0.32

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
South Jordan 23.32
Utah 29.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 43

in South Jordan

1 in 34

in Utah

South Jordan Property CRIMES

Population: 66,648
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 199 1,263 92
Rate per 1,000 2.99 18.95 1.38

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

South Jordan Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
South Jordan 72
Utah 42