Reported Annual Crime In Omaha

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOmaha/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime19,338n/a (estimate)4,3342,5542,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOmaha/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder29n/a6.52.65.3
Rape245n/a54.952.140.4
Robbery610n/a136.749.6102.8
Assault1,647n/a369.1186.7248.5
Violent crime2,531n/a (estimate)567291386
Burglary2,111n/a473.1337.9468.9
Theft11,571n/a2,593.41,677.61,745.0
Vehicle theft3,125n/a700.4247.8236.9
Property crime16,807n/a (estimate)3,7672,2632,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Omaha, NE is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 70% higher than the average of crimes committed in Nebraska. It is also 53% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Omaha, NE shows a crime rate that is 95% higher than the Nebraska average. The crime rate is also 47% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Omaha, NE is shown to be 66% higher than the Nebraska average and 54% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Springfield, NE1,288101782883
Bennington, NE1,3570993993
Cedar Creek, NE4061481,1501,298
La Vista, NE17,1251241,4491,573
Gretna, NE5,4161961,5281,724
Bellevue, NE52,6901311,7661,897
Washington, NE1252311,7982,029
Omaha, NE435,4545673,7674,334

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Omaha is 53% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.87 daily crimes that occur in Omaha.
  • Omaha is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Omaha you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Omaha has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Omaha (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Omaha, NE per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Nebraska and on a national level. In Omaha, NE the total number of daily crimes is 1.70 times more than the Nebraska average and 1.53 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Omaha, NE is 1.95 times more than the Nebraska average and 1.47 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Omaha, NE has a daily crime rate that is 1.66 times more than the Nebraska average and 1.54 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Omaha (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Omaha, NE area in comparison to other Nebraska communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Omaha, NE being safer than 3% of cities in Nebraska and 18% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Nebraska cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Omaha, NE. In conclusion, Omaha, NE now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Omaha

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Omaha is 1 in 177
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Omaha is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Omaha is 1 in 24
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Omaha, NE? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Omaha, NE you have a 1 in 177 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Omaha, NE.

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

A good indicator of whether Omaha, NE is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Omaha, NE has increased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Omaha, NE has increased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Omaha, NE has increased by 5% year over year.

Omaha police department

ItemOmahaNebraskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9432,523556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.13.3
There are a total of 943 Omaha police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.4% greater than the Nebraska average and 30.9% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Colorado Springs, CO433,5474963,5614,057
Atlanta, GA440,6411,0845,2496,332
Virginia Beach, VA445,6231552,1762,331
Raleigh, NC423,2873632,6743,037
Mesa, AZ452,0914292,3452,774
Omaha, NE435,4545673,7674,334
Source: The Omaha, NE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.