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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 2019 crime rate in West Jordan, UT is 170 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.6 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 62.1% U.S. cities. The 2019 West Jordan crime rate fell by 16% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 1. In the last 5 years West Jordan has seen decline 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:

169.9
South Jordan:

105.3
Taylorsville:

315.8
Midvale:

462.2
Murray:

444.4
Sandy:

191.8
Cottonwood Heights:

168.1
Draper:

148.3
South Salt Lake:

618.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in West Jordan by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(3.7)
1
(1.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(0.9)
3
(2.6)
1
(0.9)
1
(0.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
27
(28.6)
37
(38.3)
39
(36.9)
24
(22.4)
37
(35.3)
31
(29.3)
24
(22.4)
21
(18.6)
39
(34.3)
36
(31.2)
39
(33.8)
39
(33.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
36
(38.1)
49
(50.7)
29
(27.4)
36
(33.6)
54
(51.5)
25
(23.6)
33
(30.8)
53
(47.0)
58
(51.1)
53
(45.9)
50
(43.3)
35
(29.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
109
(115.4)
116
(120.0)
146
(138.0)
101
(94.3)
165
(157.5)
154
(145.7)
140
(130.7)
231
(205.0)
211
(185.7)
203
(175.9)
208
(180.3)
189
(160.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
466
(493.5)
559
(578.2)
470
(444.4)
532
(496.7)
469
(447.6)
405
(383.1)
474
(442.6)
398
(353.2)
413
(363.6)
388
(336.3)
352
(305.0)
268
(227.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,560
(2,711)
2,512
(2,598)
2,472
(2,337)
2,807
(2,621)
2,410
(2,300)
2,314
(2,189)
2,264
(2,114)
2,736
(2,428)
2,866
(2,523)
2,767
(2,398)
2,374
(2,057)
2,083
(1,771)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
303
(320.9)
324
(335.1)
259
(244.9)
278
(259.5)
224
(213.8)
220
(208.1)
228
(212.9)
286
(253.8)
365
(321.3)
384
(332.8)
310
(268.6)
204
(173.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(10.6)
15
(15.5)
16
(15.1)
16
(14.9)
14
(13.4)
12
(11.4)
9
(8.4)
6
(5.3)
6
(5.3)
3
(2.6)
3
(2.6)
7
(6.0)
City-Data.com crime index228.2243.1209.5214.7217.5190.7189.6212.2233.8225.2203.0169.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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.



According to our research of Utah and other state lists, there were 167 registered sex offenders living in West Jordan, Utah as of July 29, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Jordan is 681 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
West Jordan:

130.1
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
West Jordan:

147.3
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
West Jordan:

147.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
West Jordan:

154.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
West Jordan:

144.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2012
West Jordan:

106.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
West Jordan:

114.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
West Jordan:

141.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
West Jordan:

93.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
West Jordan:

119.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
West Jordan:

125.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
West Jordan:

107.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2004
West Jordan:

112.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
West Jordan:

116.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
West Jordan:

149.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
West Jordan:

160.1
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
West Jordan:

204.2
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
West Jordan:

237.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
West Jordan:

247.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
West Jordan:

230.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2012
West Jordan:

226.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
West Jordan:

217.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
West Jordan:

236.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
West Jordan:

269.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
West Jordan:

242.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
West Jordan:

295.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
West Jordan:

282.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2004
West Jordan:

272.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
West Jordan:

322.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
West Jordan:

361.8
U.S. Average:

336.9
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 2019, including police officers: 153 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Utah average:

1.54

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

0.99
Utah average:

1.51

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

0.95
Utah average:

1.50

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

0.99
Utah average:

1.55

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

0.93
Utah average:

1.56

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

0.92
Utah average:

1.60

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

0.91
Utah average:

1.66

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

0.89
Utah average:

1.68

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

0.94
Utah average:

1.73

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

0.96
Utah average:

1.69

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

0.92
Utah average:

1.69

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

0.99
Utah average:

1.72

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

1.35
Utah average:

1.76

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

1.39
Utah average:

1.88

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

1.39
Utah average:

1.91

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

1.35
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.