La Vista, NE
Crime Rates

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La Vista, NE crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in La Vista is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 17 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 La Vista is 1 in 60. Based on FBI crime data, La Vista is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Nebraska, La Vista has a crime rate that is higher than 86% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in La Vista compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared La Vista with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether La Vista's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how La Vista 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 La Vista.

For La Vista, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in La Vista than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1073, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that La Vista's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes La Vista 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 La Vista is one in 64.

La Vista Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 37% of U.S. Cities

La Vista Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

La Vista 0.93
Nebraska 2.85

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,073

in La Vista

1 in 351

in Nebraska


Population: 17,163
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 8 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.47 0.00 0.41


Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

La Vista 15.73
Nebraska 20.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 64

in La Vista

1 in 48

in Nebraska

La Vista Property CRIMES

Population: 17,163
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19 209 42
Rate per 1,000 1.11 12.18 2.45

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

La Vista Crimes Per Square Mile

La Vista 67
Nebraska 17