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Norfolk, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Norfolk has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Norfolk is 1 in 72. How does Norfolk fare compared to other communities in Nebraska of all population sizes? Norfolk's crime rate is lower than approximately 20% of Nebraska communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Norfolk has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Norfolk is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Norfolk 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 Norfolk.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Norfolk'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 Norfolk is one in 861.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Norfolk's rate for property crime is 13 per one thousand population. This makes Norfolk 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 Norfolk is one in 78.

Norfolk Crime Data

 

Crime Index

43

(100 is safest)


Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Norfolk Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

29

318

347

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.16

12.74

13.91

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.16
3.3
National Median: 4
    Norfolk
    Nebraska

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 861

in Norfolk

1 in 303

in Nebraska

Norfolk VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 24,955
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 14 1 12
Rate per 1,000 0.08 0.56 0.04 0.48

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
12.74
18.86
National Median: 19
    Norfolk
    Nebraska

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 78

in Norfolk

1 in 53

in Nebraska

Norfolk Property CRIMES

Population: 24,955
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 34 253 31
Rate per 1,000 1.36 10.14 1.24

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Norfolk Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
32
16
National Median: 26.9
    Norfolk
    Nebraska