Reported Annual Crime In Norfolk

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorfolk/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime620n/a (estimate)2,5322,5162,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorfolk/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.34.9
Rape12n/a49.046.038.6
Robbery5n/a20.452.4101.9
Assault13n/a53.1173.1237.8
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)122275373
Burglary72n/a294.0338.7491.4
Theft497n/a2,029.41,691.41,775.4
Vehicle theft21n/a85.7211.0220.2
Property crime590n/a (estimate)2,4092,2412,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Norfolk, NE for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Norfolk, NE is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Norfolk, NE crime rates are 1% higher than in comparison to the Nebraska mean and are 11% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Norfolk, NE has a rate that is 55% lower than the Nebraska average; compared to the United States, it is 67% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Norfolk, NE is 7% higher than its state's mean, and 3% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Norfolk is 11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.94 daily crimes that occur in Norfolk.
  • Norfolk is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Norfolk you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Norfolk has decreased by 4%.

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Compare Norfolk, NE Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Norfolk (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Norfolk, NE is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Nebraska and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Norfolk, NE are 1.01 times more than the Nebraska average and 1.13 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Norfolk, NE are 2.24 times less than than Nebraska and 3.04 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Norfolk, NE are 1.07 times more than than Nebraska and 1.03 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Norfolk (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Nebraska and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Norfolk, NE? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Norfolk, NE has been ranked safer than 40% of other cities in the state of Nebraska. In addition, Norfolk, NE is safer than 56% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Nebraska and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Norfolk, NE. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Norfolk, NE is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Norfolk

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Norfolk is 1 in 817
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Norfolk is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Norfolk is 1 in 40
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Norfolk, NE? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Norfolk, NE your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 817. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 42 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Norfolk, NE is 1 in 40.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Norfolk, NE is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Norfolk, NE has decreased by 29% and the rate of property crime in Norfolk, NE has decreased by 2%. The total crime rate in Norfolk, NE has decreased by 4% year to year.

Norfolk police department

ItemNorfolkNebraskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)542,523556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.13.3
There are a total of 54 Norfolk police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.3% greater than the Nebraska average and 32.3% less than the National average.

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
Madison, NE2,71784463548
Battle Creek, NE1,103104847951
Pierce, NE1,9161139201,033
Woodland Park, NE1,9791239991,121
Stanton, NE1,6841271,0361,164
Norfolk, NE24,3641222,4092,532

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Somerset, NJ24,3752591,6541,914
Muskego, WI24,38732461493
Coronado, CA24,3331031,5081,611
Graham, WA24,3303304,0274,357
White Bear Lake, MN24,3981112,0332,144
Norfolk, NE24,3641222,4092,532
Source: The Norfolk, 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.