Hastings, NE
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The crime rate in Hastings is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 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 Hastings is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Hastings is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Nebraska, Hastings has a crime rate that is higher than 96% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Hastings to other communities of similar population, then Hastings crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Hastings 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 Hastings 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 Hastings.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Hastings 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 Hastings; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 402. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hastings's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes Hastings 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 Hastings is one in 31.

Hastings Crime Data

 
Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Hastings Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

62

802

864

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.49

32.18

34.67

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hastings 2.49
Nebraska 2.75
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 402

in Hastings

1 in 364

in Nebraska
Hastings VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 24,924
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 26 10 26
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.04 0.40 1.04
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
Hastings 32.18
Nebraska 22.41
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Hastings

1 in 45

in Nebraska
Hastings Property CRIMES
Population: 24,924
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 123 641 38
Rate per 1,000 4.94 25.72 1.52
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

Hastings Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hastings 63
Nebraska 18