Nebraska City, NE
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Nebraska City, NE crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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 Nebraska City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 Nebraska City is 1 in 46. Based on FBI crime data, Nebraska City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Nebraska, Nebraska City has a crime rate that is higher than 88% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Nebraska City compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Nebraska City with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Nebraska City'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 Nebraska City 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 Nebraska City.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Nebraska City's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Nebraska City is one in 917.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Nebraska City experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Nebraska City's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Nebraska City 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 Nebraska City is one in 48.

Nebraska City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

32

(100 is safest)


Safer than 32% of U.S. Cities

Nebraska City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

153

161

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.09

20.86

21.95

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Nebraska City 1.09
Nebraska 2.75

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 917

in Nebraska City

1 in 364

in Nebraska

Nebraska City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,335
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 1 2 3
Rate per 1,000 0.27 0.14 0.27 0.41

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
Nebraska City 20.86
Nebraska 22.41

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 48

in Nebraska City

1 in 45

in Nebraska

Nebraska City Property CRIMES

Population: 7,335
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 40 102 11
Rate per 1,000 5.45 13.91 1.50

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

Nebraska City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Nebraska City 34
Nebraska 18

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