Ralston, NE
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The crime rate in Ralston is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Ralston is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Ralston is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Nebraska, Ralston has a crime rate that is higher than 94% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Ralston, 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 Ralston than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 999, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Ralston's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Ralston 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 Ralston is one in 37.

Importantly, we found that Ralston has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Ralston is one in 353.

Ralston Crime Data

 
Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Ralston Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

161

167

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.00

26.86

27.86

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ralston 1.00
Nebraska 2.75
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 999

in Ralston

1 in 364

in Nebraska
Ralston VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,994
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 2 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.33 0.33 0.33
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
Ralston 26.86
Nebraska 22.41
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Ralston

1 in 45

in Nebraska
Ralston Property CRIMES
Population: 5,994
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 20 124 17
Rate per 1,000 3.34 20.69 2.84
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

Ralston Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Ralston 101
Nebraska 18