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Crime rate in West Jordan, Utah (UT): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in West Jordan, UT compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in West Jordan, UT

The 2022 crime rate in West Jordan, UT is 234 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 80.6% U.S. cities. The 2022 West Jordan crime rate rose by 27% compared to 2021. The number of homicides stood at 5 - an increase of 1 compared to 2021. In the last 5 years West Jordan has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous West Jordan, UT is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
West Jordan:

233.6
South Jordan:

92.9
Taylorsville:

197.2
Murray:

366.0
Riverton:

79.8
Sandy:

174.6
Herriman:

66.2
Cottonwood Heights:

133.2
Draper:

115.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in West Jordan by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(3.7)
1
(1.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(0.9)
3
(2.6)
1
(0.9)
1
(0.9)
4
(3.4)
4
(3.4)
5
(4.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
27
(25.2)
40
(38.6)
36
(34.1)
28
(26.1)
19
(17.3)
18
(16.1)
22
(19.5)
41
(36.1)
38
(32.9)
41
(35.5)
42
(35.7)
48
(40.7)
52
(44.1)
107
(92.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
36
(33.6)
54
(52.1)
25
(23.6)
34
(31.7)
19
(17.3)
38
(34.0)
53
(47.0)
58
(51.1)
53
(45.9)
50
(43.3)
35
(29.8)
44
(37.3)
31
(26.3)
34
(29.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
102
(95.2)
165
(159.1)
154
(145.7)
142
(132.6)
160
(145.7)
157
(140.7)
232
(205.9)
212
(186.6)
204
(176.8)
210
(182.0)
191
(162.4)
200
(169.6)
213
(180.7)
240
(207.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
535
(499.5)
470
(453.2)
408
(386.0)
478
(446.3)
364
(331.4)
289
(258.9)
398
(353.2)
414
(364.5)
388
(336.3)
352
(305.0)
268
(227.8)
309
(262.0)
188
(159.5)
202
(174.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,820
(2,633)
2,420
(2,333)
2,333
(2,207)
2,282
(2,131)
2,146
(1,954)
1,596
(1,430)
2,745
(2,436)
2,872
(2,528)
2,768
(2,399)
2,388
(2,069)
2,085
(1,772)
2,360
(2,001)
1,976
(1,677)
2,023
(1,745)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
279
(260.5)
225
(216.9)
220
(208.1)
229
(213.8)
224
(203.9)
190
(170.2)
287
(254.7)
365
(321.3)
385
(333.7)
311
(269.5)
204
(173.4)
319
(270.4)
280
(237.6)
273
(235.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
16
(14.9)
15
(14.5)
12
(11.4)
9
(8.4)
8
(7.3)
3
(2.7)
6
(5.3)
6
(5.3)
3
(2.6)
3
(2.6)
7
(6.0)
6
(5.1)
6
(5.1)
4
(3.5)
City-Data.com crime index217.9222.6195.4194.3165.8140.2213.4235.6226.9205.2172.4204.4183.4233.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Utah and other state lists, there were 168 registered sex offenders living in West Jordan, Utah as of April 20, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Jordan is 677 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2022
West Jordan:

219.2
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
West Jordan:

154.4
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
West Jordan:

150.9
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
West Jordan:

133.5
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
West Jordan:

149.9
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
West Jordan:

149.5
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
West Jordan:

156.7
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
West Jordan:

146.0
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
West Jordan:

103.5
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
West Jordan:

98.8
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
West Jordan:

112.0
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
West Jordan:

118.7
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
West Jordan:

146.1
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
West Jordan:

97.1
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
West Jordan:

120.5
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
West Jordan:

126.6
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
West Jordan:

105.6
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
West Jordan:

112.1
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
West Jordan:

157.5
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
West Jordan:

151.4
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
West Jordan:

193.0
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
West Jordan:

160.2
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
West Jordan:

204.9
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
West Jordan:

237.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
West Jordan:

247.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
West Jordan:

230.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
West Jordan:

148.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
West Jordan:

194.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
West Jordan:

227.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
West Jordan:

218.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
West Jordan:

239.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
West Jordan:

270.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
West Jordan:

243.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
West Jordan:

293.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
West Jordan:

279.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
West Jordan:

268.4
U.S. Average:

322.3
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 138 (115 officers - 100 male; 15 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
Utah average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 146 (121 officers - 102 male; 19 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
Utah average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 153 (117 officers - 104 male; 13 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Utah average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 146 (114 officers - 103 male; 11 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Utah average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 145 (110 officers - 100 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.95
Utah average:

1.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 146 (112 officers - 103 male; 9 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Utah average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 140 (105 officers - 97 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
Utah average:

1.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 136 (103 officers - 96 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.92
Utah average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 142 (106 officers - 99 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
Utah average:

1.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 124 (97 officers - 91 male; 6 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.91
Utah average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 133 (94 officers - 87 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.89
Utah average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 139 (98 officers - 91 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.94
Utah average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 142 (103 officers - 95 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
Utah average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 133 (97 officers - 90 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.92
Utah average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 128 (96 officers - 91 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Utah average:

1.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 127 (92 officers - 87 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
Utah average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 128 (95 officers - 91 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
Utah average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 123 (95 officers - 90 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
Utah average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 118 (92 officers - 88 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Utah average:

1.99

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in West Jordan, UT
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 84081.