Reported Annual Crime In Scottsbluff

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleScottsbluff/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime707n/a (estimate)4,7942,5542,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleScottsbluff/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a13.62.65.3
Rape5n/a33.952.140.4
Robbery8n/a54.249.6102.8
Assault51n/a345.8186.7248.5
Violent crime66n/a (estimate)448291386
Burglary94n/a637.4337.9468.9
Theft521n/a3,532.91,677.61,745.0
Vehicle theft26n/a176.3247.8236.9
Property crime641n/a (estimate)4,3472,2632,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Scottsbluff, NE is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Scottsbluff, NE. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Scottsbluff, NE averages 88% higher than the rest of Nebraska while the rate of crime on a national scale is 69% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Scottsbluff, NE is 54% higher than the average rate of crime in Nebraska and 16% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 92% higher than the remainder of the state of Nebraska and 77% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Scottsbluff, NE area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gering, NE8,463361,4701,507
Mitchell, NE1,7682411,6281,870
Morrill, NE8523702,8733,243
Melbeta, NE1384163,2383,654
Minatare, NE9074263,3163,743
Terrytown, NE9814353,3803,814
McGrew, NE464703,6574,127
Scottsbluff, NE14,9984484,3474,794

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Scottsbluff is 69% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.13 daily crimes that occur in Scottsbluff.
  • Scottsbluff is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Scottsbluff you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Scottsbluff has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Scottsbluff (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Scottsbluff, NE per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Nebraska as well as national figures. In Scottsbluff, NE the total number of daily crimes is 1.88 times more than the Nebraska average and 1.69 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Scottsbluff, NE are 1.54 times more than the Nebraska average and 1.16 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Scottsbluff, NE has a daily crime rate that is 1.92 times more than the Nebraska average and 1.77 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Scottsbluff (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Scottsbluff, NE area in comparison to other Nebraska communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Scottsbluff, NE being safer than 5% 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 Scottsbluff, NE. In conclusion, Scottsbluff, NE now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Scottsbluff

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Scottsbluff is 1 in 224
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Scottsbluff is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Scottsbluff is 1 in 21
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Scottsbluff, NE? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Scottsbluff, NE you have a 1 in 224 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 24 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Scottsbluff, NE.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Scottsbluff, NE is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Scottsbluff, NE has increased by 51%, while the property crime rate in Scottsbluff, NE has increased by 10% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Scottsbluff, NE has increased by 13% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Scottsbluff police department

ItemScottsbluffNebraskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)332,523556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.13.3
There are a total of 33 Scottsbluff police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.6% greater than the Nebraska average and 33.4% 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
Manassas Park, VA14,9921511,0061,156
Traverse City, MI15,0064312,0482,479
Indianola, IA15,0145962,2432,840
La Marque, TX14,9817605,2195,979
Greeneville, TN15,0153243,6824,006
Scottsbluff, NE14,9984484,3474,794
Source: The Scottsbluff, 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.