St. George, UT
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St. George, 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 St. George is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 St. George is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, St. George is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Utah, St. George has a crime rate that is higher than 62% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that St. George's violent crime rate is 1 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 St. George is one in 691.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that St. George's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes St. George 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 St. George is one in 57.

St. George Crime Data

 

Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

St. George Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

116

1,398

1,514

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.45

17.43

18.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
St. George 1.45
Utah 2.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 691

in St. George

1 in 424

in Utah

St. George VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 80,202
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 25 12 79
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.31 0.15 0.99

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
St. George 17.43
Utah 29.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 57

in St. George

1 in 34

in Utah

St. George Property CRIMES

Population: 80,202
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 326 962 110
Rate per 1,000 4.06 11.99 1.37

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

St. George Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
St. George 21
Utah 42