Las Vegas, NV Crime Rates & Statistics

Las Vegas crime information

StatisticLas Vegas /100KNevada /100KNational /100K
Violent crime758603368
Property crime3,1972,8382,731
Total crime index3,9553,4413,099
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  • The Las Vegas crime index is 14% higher than the Nevada average and and the Nevada crime index is 11% higher than the National average.
  • The Las Vegas violent crime rate is 25% higher than the Nevada average and and the Nevada violent crime rate is 63% higher than the National average.
  • The Las Vegas property crime rate is 12% higher than the Nevada average and and the Nevada property crime rate is 3% higher than the National average.

Las Vegas police department

ItemLas VegasNevadaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4,0505,733504,711
Police officers /1000 residentsn/a2.73.3
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Did you know?

  • Las Vegas is safer than 16.3% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Las Vegas is less than 19% of the cities in Nevada.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Las Vegas is 1 in 26.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Las Vegas is 1 in 132.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Las Vegas is 1 in 32.

Las Vegas crime comparison

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Las Vegas violent crime breakdown

CrimeLas VegasLas Vegas /100KNevada /100KNational /100K
Murder97665
Rape705475125
Robbery4,072271186109
Assault6,500433361229

Las Vegas property crime breakdown

CrimeLas VegasLas Vegas /100KNevada /100KNational /100K
Burglary14,785985826610
Theft26,5481,7691,6531,899
Vehichle theft6,635442358221

Sex offenders in Nevada

StateTotal offendersNevada /100KNational /100K
Nevada4,067196222

There are a total of 4,067 sex offenders in Nevada. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Nevada per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Las Vegas, NV

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Green Valley Ranch, Henderson8711.2
Westgate, Henderson8612.1
Green Valley South, Henderson859.9
Green Valley North, Henderson848.2
The Lakes, Las Vegas838.9
Black Mountain, Henderson8313.6
Whitney Ranch, Henderson838.6
Gibson Springs, Henderson8310.6
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Paradise Hills, Henderson8314.8
Lake Las Vegas, Henderson8213
Midway, Henderson8210.2
Summerlin North, Las Vegas8110.9
Mission Hills, Henderson8117.1
Calico Ridge, Henderson8112
Highland Hills, Henderson8115.2
Valley View, Henderson8112.6
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Cities near Las Vegas, NV

CityScoreMiles
Boulder City, NV8421.6
Summerlin South, NV8410.8
Henderson, NV8312.6
Nellis AFB, NV817
Spring Valley, NV777.3
Paradise, NV775
Mount Charleston, NV7631.7
CityScoreMiles
North Las Vegas, NV762.4
Whitney, NV767.5
Enterprise, NV7511.5
Winchester, NV752.6
Blue Diamond, NV7517
Sandy Valley, NV7236.8
Sunrise Manor, NV714.7
Goodsprings, NV7028.5
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