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Smithfield ranked No. 1 as safest city in Utah by Security Baron

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Smithfield ranked No. 1 as safest city in Utah by Security Baron (Photo: Wikimedia Common)

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A new listing by security-based review, comparison and news site, Security Baron, analyzed FBI rankings of crime rates to find out what the top 50 safest cities are in Utah. The No. 1 title of the safest city in the Beehive state is Smithfield. The least safe city is Salt Lake City.

Security Baron used the FBI’s 2017 and 2016 Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) data to choose its top picks, based on factors like:

  • Murder rate
  • Rape rate
  • Robbery Rate
  • Assault rate
  • Burglary rate
  • Theft rate
  • Vehicle theft rate
  • Arson rates
  • Median Income

The website stated about its ranking:

Our number one pick is Smithfield in Cache County. With a population of over 11,000 people and a median income over $62,000, this city saw only .61 violent crimes and 3.07 property crimes for every 1,000 residents! Other top picks include Pleasant Grove, Salem, and Santa Clara/Ivins.

To see where your city ranked, click here. You can stay informed about the crime in your area by clicking on the 2News Crime Map.