Sidney, NE
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The crime rate in Sidney is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Sidney is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Sidney is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Nebraska, Sidney has a crime rate that is higher than 95% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Sidney, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Sidney is one in 165.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Sidney's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Sidney 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 Sidney is one in 43.

Sidney Crime Data

 
Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

Sidney Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

42

162

204

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.05

23.34

29.39

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sidney 6.05
Nebraska 2.75
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 165

in Sidney

1 in 364

in Nebraska
Sidney VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 6,942
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 0 39
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.43 0.00 5.62
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
Sidney 23.34
Nebraska 22.41
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 43

in Sidney

1 in 45

in Nebraska
Sidney Property CRIMES
Population: 6,942
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 49 112 1
Rate per 1,000 7.06 16.13 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

Sidney Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sidney 29
Nebraska 18

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