Amargosa Valley, NV 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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

Amargosa Valley has an overall crime rate of 15 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 Amargosa Valley is 1 in 68. How does Amargosa Valley fare compared to other communities in Nevada of all population sizes? Amargosa Valley's crime rate is lower than approximately 52% of Nevada communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Amargosa Valley's violent crime rate is 2 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 Amargosa Valley is one in 527.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Amargosa Valley; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Importantly, we found that Amargosa Valley 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 Amargosa Valley is one in 329.

Amargosa Valley Crime Data

 

Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Amargosa Valley Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

34

39

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.90

12.91

14.81

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.9
4.94
National Median: 4
    Amargosa Valley
    Nevada

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 527

in Amargosa Valley

1 in 203

in Nevada

Amargosa Valley VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,634
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
12.91
23.22
National Median: 21
    Amargosa Valley
    Nevada

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 77

in Amargosa Valley

1 in 43

in Nevada

Amargosa Valley Property CRIMES

Population: 2,634
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Amargosa Valley Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
0
21
National Median: 28.3
    Amargosa Valley
    Nevada

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