Spanish Fork, 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Spanish Fork is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 68% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Spanish Fork is one in 121. Compared to communities within Utah, Spanish Fork‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 74% of the state's cities and towns. It is for these reasons that Spanish Fork is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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

For Spanish Fork, 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 Spanish Fork than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 5845, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Spanish Fork is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Spanish Fork than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 123.

Spanish Fork Crime Data

 

Crime Index

68

(100 is safest)


Safer than 68% of U.S. Cities

Spanish Fork Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

332

339

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.17

8.11

8.29

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.17
2.36
National Median: 4
    Spanish Fork
    Utah

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 5,845

in Spanish Fork

1 in 424

in Utah

Spanish Fork VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 40,913
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.05 0.02 0.10

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)

100 75 50 25 0
8.11
21.69
National Median: 21
    Spanish Fork
    Utah

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 123

in Spanish Fork

1 in 46

in Utah

Spanish Fork Property CRIMES

Population: 40,913
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 38 278 16
Rate per 1,000 0.93 6.79 0.39

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

Spanish Fork Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
22
33
National Median: 28.3
    Spanish Fork
    Utah