St. George, 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

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 18 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 56. 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 71% 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.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in St. George occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in St. George; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 490. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that St. George's rate for property crime is 16 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 64.

St. George Crime Data

 

Crime Index

33

(100 is safest)


Safer than 33% of U.S. Cities

St. George Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

183

1,410

1,593

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.04

15.74

17.78

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.04
2.36
National Median: 4
    St. George
    Utah

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 490

in St. George

1 in 424

in Utah

St. George VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 89,587
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 49 14 118
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.55 0.16 1.32

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
15.74
21.69
National Median: 21
    St. George
    Utah

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 64

in St. George

1 in 46

in Utah

St. George Property CRIMES

Population: 89,587
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 229 1,035 146
Rate per 1,000 2.56 11.55 1.63

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

St. George Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
22
33
National Median: 28.3
    St. George
    Utah