Henderson, NV
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Henderson, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

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 22 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 46. 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 76% 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.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Henderson occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Henderson; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 527. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Henderson's rate for property crime is 20 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 50.

Henderson Crime Data

 

Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Henderson Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

589

6,190

6,779

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.90

19.94

21.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Henderson 1.90
Nevada 5.41

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 527

in Henderson

1 in 185

in Nevada

Henderson VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 310,390
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15 67 221 286
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.22 0.71 0.92

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Henderson 19.94
Nevada 24.38

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Henderson

1 in 41

in Nevada

Henderson Property CRIMES

Population: 310,390
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,072 4,435 683
Rate per 1,000 3.45 14.29 2.20

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Henderson Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Henderson 63
Nevada 22