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SALT LAKE CITY, UT | Crime Rates

SALT LAKE CITY is a region located in UT, and has a population of 190,038. This region is policed by SALT LAKE CITY POLICE DEPT.

SALT LAKE CITY has an overall crime rate of 9,697 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the most dangerous regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in SALT LAKE CITY is 1 in 10 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for SALT LAKE CITY for the previous 2 years was 11,014 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for SALT LAKE CITY has been decreasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) SALT LAKE CITY USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 9,697 4,506
Murder Rate 4.1 6
Robbery Rate 180 148
Rape Rate 67 30
Assault Rate 2,672 644
Burglary Rate 878 726
Forced Entry Rate 487 417
Larceny Rate 5,110 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 786 362

Policing Statistics

Overall Clearance 54% 28%
Homicide Clearance 100% 56%
Assault Clearance 100% 52%
Rape Clearance 75% 38%
Robbery Clearance 59% 23%
Burglary Clearance 17% 12%
Larceny Clearance 38% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 11% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 831 sex offender(s) in SALT LAKE CITY.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 437 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in SALT LAKE CITY. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for Utah see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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