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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 11 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 63% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Spanish Fork is one in 94. Compared to communities within Utah, Spanish Fork‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 66% 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 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

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Spanish Fork Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

22

398

420

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.56

10.09

10.65

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
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

Spanish Fork VIOLENT CRIMES

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

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

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)

Crime
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

Crime
Spanish Fork 27
Utah 41