Spanish Fork, UT
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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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Spanish Fork is safer than 63% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Utah, only on the order of 34% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Spanish Fork. If you live in Spanish Fork, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 94. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 36. 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 1793, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Spanish Fork; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 10 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Spanish Fork Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Spanish Fork Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Spanish Fork 0.56
Utah 2.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,793

in Spanish Fork

1 in 419

in Utah


Population: 39,443
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 6 7 8
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.15 0.18 0.20


Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Spanish Fork 10.09
Utah 27.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 99

in Spanish Fork

1 in 36

in Utah

Spanish Fork Property CRIMES

Population: 39,443
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 50 333 15
Rate per 1,000 1.27 8.44 0.38

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Spanish Fork Crimes Per Square Mile

Spanish Fork 27
Utah 41