Winnemucca, NV
Crime Rates


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Winnemucca, NV crime analytics

The crime rate in Winnemucca is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 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 Winnemucca is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Winnemucca is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Nevada, Winnemucca has a crime rate that is higher than 76% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Winnemucca 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 Winnemucca; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 438. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Winnemucca's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Winnemucca 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 Winnemucca is one in 42.

Winnemucca Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

Winnemucca Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Winnemucca 2.28
Nevada 6.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 438

in Winnemucca

1 in 144

in Nevada


Population: 7,887
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 18
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.28


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)

Winnemucca 23.58
Nevada 26.68

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 42

in Winnemucca

1 in 37

in Nevada

Winnemucca Property CRIMES

Population: 7,887
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 32 145 9
Rate per 1,000 4.06 18.38 1.14

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

Winnemucca Crimes Per Square Mile

Winnemucca 22
Nevada 23

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