Reported Annual Crime In Ames

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmes/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,741 (estimate)2,5162,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmes/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.34.9
Rapen/an/an/a46.038.6
Robberyn/an/an/a52.4101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a173.1237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)300 (estimate)275373
Burglaryn/an/an/a338.7491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,691.41,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a211.0220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,441 (estimate)2,2412,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ames is 4% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.51 daily crimes that occur in Ames.
  • Ames is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ames you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ames has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Ames (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ames

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ames is 1 in 334
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ames is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ames is 1 in 37

Year Over Year Crime In Ames (per 100,000 people)

Ames police department

ItemAmesNebraskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,523556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.13.3

Sex offenders in Nebraska

StateTotal offendersNebraska /100KNational /100K
Nebraska4,949281222
There are a total of 4,949 sex offenders in Nebraska. This yields a total of 281 sex offenders in Nebraska per 100,000 residents which is 27% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Scribner, NE1,043238119357
Arlington, NE1,187101825926
Yutan, NE1,253103843947
North Bend, NE1,2661229931,115
Fremont, NE26,4832831,9832,266
Ames, NE753002,4412,741

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gentry, MO757624,3775,139
Coal Center, PA753992,2992,699
Severance, KS756054,2194,824
Graf, IA752681,9192,187
Belknap, IL756213,2143,835
Ames, NE753002,4412,741
Source: The Ames, NE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.