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West Jordan Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 4th
  • Violent Crimes: 4th (12th per 100k)
  • Rape: 15th (51st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 3rd (15th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 5th (9th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 3rd (16th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 5th (33rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 4th (16th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 6th (14th per 100k)
  • Arson: 6th (26th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 239th
  • Violent Crimes: 342nd (2,411th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 170th (1,240th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 266th (2,118th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 289th (1,418th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 251st (2,167th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 364th (3,199th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 217th (1,913th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 263rd (1,093rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 112th (781st per 100k)

In Salt Lake County (2015)

  • Population: 3rd
  • Violent Crimes: 3rd (5th per 100k)
  • Rape: 6th (9th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 3rd (5th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 2nd (5th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 4th (8th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 3rd (5th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 5th (5th per 100k)
  • Arson: 3rd (7th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 111,946
  • Households: 31,742
  • Median Income: $68,442
  • Land Area: 32.324 miles2
  • Time Zone: MDT

West Jordan, UT Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2012 2015
Murder 2 0
Rape 24 21
Agg. Assault 140 231
Robbery 33 53
Burglary 474 398
Vehicle Thefts 228 286
Arson 9 6

Violent Crimes in West Jordan, UT in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 21
Aggravated Assault 231
Robbery 53

Property Crimes in West Jordan, UT in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 398
Larceny 2736
Motor Vehicle Theft 286
Arson 6

Vehicle Thefts in West Jordan, UT

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 303
2007 324
2008 259
2009 278
2010 224
2011 220
2012 228
2015 286

Rape in West Jordan, UT

Year Rape
2006 27
2007 37
2008 39
2009 24
2010 37
2011 31
2012 24
2015 21

Utah Criminal Statistics:

As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in West Jordan, UT included 305 violent crimes and 3420 property crimes. The 305 violent crimes included: 0 murders, 231 aggravated assaults, 21 forcible rapes, and 53 robberies. The 3420 property crimes included: 286 motor vehicle thefts, 398 burglaries, 6 counts of arson, and 2736 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in West Jordan, UT which fell outside of the major crime category; these crimes are generally charged as misdemeanors. It is important to realize that the numbers above reflect the reported crime rate, not the actual crime rate. Depending on the crime, there can be a huge disparity between the actual crime rate and the reporting rate.

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 6346 7071
Murder 67 54
Rape 2399 2743
Agg. Assault 3513 4046
Robbery 1312 1326
Property Crimes 84711 89278
Burglary 11518 12468
Larceny 65895 68103
Vehicle Thefts 7298 8707
Arson 0 0

Looking for information on a specific individual in West Jordan, UT? BeenVerified can help you locate background check and criminal records for individuals living in West Jordan or in the greater West Jordan, UT metropolitan area. These records can help you determine if someone has been arrested for, charged with, or convicted of a crime. However, it is important to realize that the absence of a criminal record is no guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior.

Most major metropolitan areas include suburbs and surrounding areas. Crimes in those areas may not be charged in the city, but in the surrounding county or state. Therefore, it may be important to look at statewide crime statistics.

Vehicle Thefts in the state of Utah

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 8299
2007 8812
2008 7195
2009 6904
2010 5949
2011 6183
2012 5999
2013 7465
2014 7298
2015 8707

You may also want to look at crime trends to compare a city to the state or the country, as a whole. To do this, you do not look at the overall number of crimes, but at the crime rate. It is also helpful to look at crime rates over time to determine whether a city or state is experiencing a growth in crime compared to the country, as a whole. Conventionally, the crime rate is reported as incidents per 1,000 people.

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