Compared to the other cities in Nebraska and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Ogallala, NE? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Ogallala, NE has been ranked safer than 16% of other cities in the state of Nebraska. In addition, Ogallala, NE is safer than 27% 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 Ogallala, NE. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Ogallala, NE is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.