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 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

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 20 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 51. 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 545.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Henderson's rate for property crime is 18 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 57.

Henderson Crime Data

 

Crime Index

30

(100 is safest)


Safer than 30% of U.S. Cities

Henderson Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

587

5,657

6,244

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.83

17.67

19.50

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.83
4.94
National Median: 4
    Henderson
    Nevada

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 545

in Henderson

1 in 203

in Nevada

Henderson VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 320,189
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 9 75 195 308
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.23 0.61 0.96

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
17.67
23.22
National Median: 21
    Henderson
    Nevada

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 57

in Henderson

1 in 43

in Nevada

Henderson Property CRIMES

Population: 320,189
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 927 4,173 557
Rate per 1,000 2.90 13.03 1.74

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

Henderson Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
58
21
National Median: 28.3
    Henderson
    Nevada