Columbus, NE Crime Rates & Statistics

Columbus crime information

StatisticColumbus /100KNebraska /100KNational /100K
Violent crime89259387
Property crime2,1082,7552,859
Total crime index2,1963,0143,246
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  • The Columbus crime index is 27% lower than the Nebraska average and and the Nebraska crime index is 7% lower than the National average.
  • The Columbus violent crime rate is 65% lower than the Nebraska average and and the Nebraska violent crime rate is 32% lower than the National average.
  • The Columbus property crime rate is 23% lower than the Nebraska average and and the Nebraska property crime rate is 3% lower than the National average.

Columbus police department

ItemColumbusNebraskaNational
Total police officers512,523505,262
Police officers /1000 residents2.32.13.3
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There are a total of 51 Columbus police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.7% greater than the Nebraska average and 30.7% less than the National average.

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  • Columbus is safer than 73.7% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Columbus is less than 81% of the cities in Nebraska.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Columbus is 1 in 46.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Columbus is 1 in 1,127.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Columbus is 1 in 48.

Columbus crime comparison

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Columbus violent crime breakdown

CrimeColumbusColumbus /100KNebraska /100KNational /100K
Murder0035
Rape7313827
Robbery2961113
Assault1149157242

Columbus property crime breakdown

CrimeColumbusColumbus /100KNebraska /100KNational /100K
Burglary68302471670
Theft3891,7262,0611,959
Vehichle theft1880224230

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.

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