Reported Annual Crime In Amherst

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmherst/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,968 (estimate)2,5542,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmherst/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.65.3
Rapen/an/an/a52.140.4
Robberyn/an/an/a49.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a186.7248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)338 (estimate)291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a337.9468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,677.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a247.8236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,630 (estimate)2,2632,451
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The Amherst crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Amherst as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Amherst crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Amherst is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.13 daily crimes that occur in Amherst.
  • Amherst is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Amherst you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Amherst has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Amherst (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Amherst

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Amherst is 1 in 296
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Amherst is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Amherst is 1 in 34

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

Amherst police department

ItemAmherstNebraskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,523558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.13.3

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
Glenwood, NE4732612,0262,287
Kearney, NE32,7092272,2202,447
Riverdale, NE2042902,2522,542
Pleasanton, NE3633472,6993,046
Elm Creek, NE9693682,8603,228
Overton, NE7044083,1753,583
Sumner, NE2534133,2153,629
Amherst, NE2253382,6302,968

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Forest City, IL2256743,1673,841
Stites, ID2253292,4942,823
Three Mile Bay, NY2255762,3672,943
Richland, TX2256624,2094,871
Haviland, OH2254243,6414,065
Amherst, NE2253382,6302,968
Source: The Amherst, 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.