Columbus, NE Crime Rates & Statistics

Columbus crime information

StatisticColumbus /100KNebraska /100KNational /100K
Violent crime97262368
Property crime2,2542,6232,731
Total crime index2,3512,8863,099
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  • The Columbus crime index is 18% lower than the Nebraska average and and the Nebraska crime index is 6% lower than the National average.
  • The Columbus violent crime rate is 62% lower than the Nebraska average and and the Nebraska violent crime rate is 28% lower than the National average.
  • The Columbus property crime rate is 14% lower than the Nebraska average and and the Nebraska property crime rate is 3% lower than the National average.

Columbus police department

ItemColumbusNebraskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)512,523504,711
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 71.9% 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 43.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Columbus is 1 in 1,029.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Columbus is 1 in 45.

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Columbus violent crime breakdown

CrimeColumbusColumbus /100KNebraska /100KNational /100K
Murder1435
Rape6274325
Robbery2956109
Assault1357161229

Columbus property crime breakdown

CrimeColumbusColumbus /100KNebraska /100KNational /100K
Burglary70309476610
Theft4331,9141,9081,899
Vehichle theft731239221

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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