Henderson, NV
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Henderson, NV crime analytics


The crime rate in Henderson is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Henderson is 1 in 47. Based on FBI crime data, Henderson is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Nevada, Henderson has a crime rate that is higher than 64% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Henderson, and we found that the crime rate in Henderson is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Henderson is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Henderson'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 Henderson is one in 575.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Henderson's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Henderson 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 Henderson is one in 52.

Henderson Crime Data

 

Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Henderson Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

497

5,527

6,024

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.74

19.35

21.09

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Henderson 1.74
Nevada 6.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 575

in Henderson

1 in 144

in Nevada

Henderson VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 285,667
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 100 183 210
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.35 0.64 0.74

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
Henderson 19.35
Nevada 26.68

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 52

in Henderson

1 in 37

in Nevada

Henderson Property CRIMES

Population: 285,667
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,387 3,605 535
Rate per 1,000 4.86 12.62 1.87

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

Henderson Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Henderson 56
Nevada 23