Grand Island, NE
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The crime rate in Grand Island is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 32 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Grand Island is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, Grand Island is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Nebraska, Grand Island has a crime rate that is higher than 95% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Grand Island to other communities of similar population, then Grand Island crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Grand Island does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Grand Island does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Grand Island.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Grand Island occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Grand Island; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 378. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Grand Island's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Grand Island a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Grand Island is one in 34.

Grand Island Crime Data

 
Crime Index

17

(100 is safest)


Safer than 17% of U.S. Cities

Grand Island Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

136

1,501

1,637

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.64

29.18

31.82

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Grand Island 2.64
Nebraska 2.75
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 378

in Grand Island

1 in 364

in Nebraska
Grand Island VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 51,440
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 51 * 11 74
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.99 0.21 1.44
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Grand Island 29.18
Nebraska 22.41
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Grand Island

1 in 45

in Nebraska
Grand Island Property CRIMES
Population: 51,440
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 215 1,204 82
Rate per 1,000 4.18 23.41 1.59
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Grand Island Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Grand Island 57
Nebraska 18