Las Vegas, NV Crime Rates & Statistics

Las Vegas crime information

StatisticLas Vegas /100KNevada /100KNational /100K
Violent crime741608387
Property crime2,8402,8092,859
Total crime index3,5823,4173,246
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  • The Las Vegas crime index is 4% higher than the Nevada average and and the Nevada crime index is 5% higher than the National average.
  • The Las Vegas violent crime rate is 22% higher than the Nevada average and and the Nevada violent crime rate is 57% higher than the National average.
  • The Las Vegas property crime rate is 1% higher than the Nevada average and and the Nevada property crime rate is 1% lower than the National average.

Las Vegas police department

ItemLas VegasNevadaNational
Total police officers4,0505,926511,598
Police officers /1000 residents3.02.82.8
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There are a total of 4,050 Las Vegas police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.2% greater than the Nevada average and 6.2% greater than the National average.

Did you know?

  • Las Vegas is safer than 14.2% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Las Vegas is less than 3% of the cities in Nevada.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Las Vegas is 1 in 28.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Las Vegas is 1 in 135.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Las Vegas is 1 in 36.

Las Vegas crime comparison

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Las Vegas violent crime breakdown

CrimeLas VegasLas Vegas /100KNevada /100KNational /100K
Murder82655
Rape651453427
Robbery3,493239178113
Assault6,587452391242

Las Vegas property crime breakdown

CrimeLas VegasLas Vegas /100KNevada /100KNational /100K
Burglary12,662868802670
Theft21,9771,5071,6451,959
Vehichle theft6,787465363230

Sex offenders in Nevada

StateTotal offendersNevada /100KNational /100K
Nevada2,796135192

There are a total of 2,796 sex offenders in Nevada. This yields a total of 135 sex offenders in Nevada per 100,000 residents which is 30% less than the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Las Vegas, NV

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Michael Way, Las Vegas1.1Angel Park Lindell, Las Vegas3.6
Twin Lakes, Las Vegas1.7Umc, Las Vegas3.6
Charleston Heights, Las Vegas2.1Rancho Charleston, Las Vegas3.7
Pioneer Park, Las Vegas2.4Downtown, Las Vegas4.5
Desert Shores, Las Vegas2.5Meadows Village, Las Vegas4.7
Buffalo, Las Vegas3.1Cultural Corridor, Las Vegas4.9
North Cheyenne, Las Vegas3.1Lone Mountain, Las Vegas5
West Las Vegas, Las Vegas3.5The Lakes, Las Vegas5.1
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Cities near Las Vegas, NV

CityMilesCityMiles
Las Vegas, NV0Enterprise, NV11.3
North Las Vegas, NV4.8Whitney, NV12
Spring Valley, NV5.9Henderson, NV15.8
Winchester, NV6.9Boulder City, NV25.7
Summerlin South, NV7.7Sandy Valley, NV34.8
Sunrise Manor, NV9.1Indian Springs, NV36.3
Paradise, NV9.5Pahrump, NV44.1
Nellis AFB, NV10.1Moapa Town, NV48.4
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