Seward, NE
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Seward, 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

Seward is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (79%) and also has a lower crime rate than 57% of the communities in Nebraska, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Seward is one in 124 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Seward has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Seward 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 Seward 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 Seward.

For Seward, 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 Seward than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1792, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Seward is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Seward than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 133.

Seward Crime Data

 

Crime Index

79

(100 is safest)


Safer than 79% of U.S. Cities

Seward Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

54

58

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.56

7.53

8.09

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Seward 0.56
Nebraska 2.75

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,792

in Seward

1 in 364

in Nebraska

Seward VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,167
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.28 0.00 0.28

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
Seward 7.53
Nebraska 22.41

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 133

in Seward

1 in 45

in Nebraska

Seward Property CRIMES

Population: 7,167
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 50 1
Rate per 1,000 0.42 6.98 0.14

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

Seward Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Seward 13
Nebraska 18

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