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Places With The Lowest Crime In Nevada 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score82
  • Boulder City, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,373
  • This is a place that is 40 years behind in the times. Albertsons and CVS are so expensive! All the stores are so old, they need to knock the town down and rebuild. There are many drug addicts and…[read more]
67
  • Johnson Lane, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,244
  • I have lived in Nevada for 40yrs. In Johnson Lane since 1993. It is the most beautiful, scenic views from your yard! The grand Sierra Mountains; Lake Tahoe Mountains; Jobe's Peak; Kingsbury Grade & the…[read more]
74
  • Incline Village, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,621
76
  • Mesquite, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,953
  • I'm living in Mesquite and it's has low job opportunities in the area but you can find more jobs in St George UT. Nice parks, quiet, no crazy traffic at all, good price of apartments for…[read more]
82
  • Summerlin South, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,717
  • When I think about living in Summerlin South, I am always reminded and intrigued by desert summers how humidity differs from here and the east coast. It's been some very hot summers and it took me quite…[read more]
85
  • Henderson, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 277,872
  • I lived in Henderson for almost a year. My first impression of living in Nevada was like living in a Sahara desert, nothing but sand. I was wrong, this is what they call an Oasis in the desert. They…[read more]
67
  • Winnemucca, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,881
65
  • Indian Hills, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,328
64
  • Spring Creek, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,310
  • Living in Spring Creek, Nevada, located in central Elko County, can be lonely. Built to house miners, there is little to do in this town. The best areas in Spring Creek, Nevada are the local trails and…[read more]
71
  • Spanish Springs, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,091
  • My husband and I recently moved to Spanish Springs, but so far, we have really liked it. While there are older areas in Spanish Springs, a lot of the area has been recently developed. Everything we need…[read more]
74
  • Gardnerville, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,555
74
  • Elko, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,078
  • I've lived in Elko, Nevada for about three years. If you are anything like me and like small towns and wide-open spaces, this is a great place to live. Admittedly, there isn't a ton to do in town, the…[read more]
69
  • Gardnerville Ranchos, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,646
  • I have lived in Gardnerville Ranchos, Nevada for over 25 years. I've raised my family here, have set down roots and I can't imagine ever calling anyplace else in the world home. There are lots of…[read more]
65
  • Moapa Valley, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,489
72
  • Enterprise, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 129,620
  • Please be aware of felons that live along Silent Valley Avenue. Charges were for possession of a stolen vehicle and you should probably avoid this area and the people who live…[read more]
72
  • Sparks, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 94,718
  • Most of Sparks is okay. But in older areas, complaints to the city council just go ignored. Right now, a backyard shed exists at 10## Palmwood which is directly behind my property. That is the most…[read more]
55
  • Lemmon Valley, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,057
61
  • Cold Springs, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,845
62
  • Dayton, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,437
74
  • Laughlin, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,641
67
  • Fallon, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,410
68
  • Reno, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 237,121
  • Reno? While it may be close to Tahoe and the Eastern Sierra (the good), skip it. I live in Midtown and despite the hype, five stolen cars from four different people, seven multiple unit properties with…[read more]
71
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 613,295
  • Vegas is an amazing city However it's mostly a playground for adults. You won't be seeing many kids things here. Not to mention some neighborhoods are bad and the education is…[read more]
70
  • Carson City, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 54,412
  • I lived here formally, and I can honestly say I am so glad I moved out. Job prospects are limited, there is a pitiful night life that’s limited to bars and casinos, and it is just a drab, high desert…[read more]
62
  • Fernley, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,228
  • Let's see here, living in Fernley for over 20 years gives you a bit of a perspective on things. Some of those things include figuring out where you are in life and where you want to go. Although Reno is…[read more]
68
  • Winchester, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,986
  • Winchester is a great place to live with a lot of things to do. Living in Winchester has been the best for my allergies due to the dry climate and the air quality being much better than other places.…[read more]
67
  • North Las Vegas, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 230,436
  • I have lived in North Las Vegas for about fifteen years. I lived on Pecos and Lake Mead and the one thing I can tell you about this neighborhood is that it can be pretty dangerous. The first few months I…[read more]
65
  • Whitney, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 41,124
  • I have lived here for 2 years and am outside all the time day and night. My neighborhood is wonderful with great neighbors that watch out for each other. So glad I chose to buy here. There are families…[read more]
71
  • Spring Valley, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 190,661
  • One of the best attractions in Spring Valley is the Bright Valley Farms. There you can ride horses from beginner style to advance. They also allow you to feed the horses and have two small trails, with…[read more]
65
  • Pahrump, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 35,899
  • If you are planning on moving to Nevada. Pahrump is not the place. If you wanna be bored and have nothing to do besides go to the grocery store or put to eat. There’s more casinos To go to more than…[read more]
54
  • Sun Valley, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,385
  • I only lived in Sun Valley for a year and couldn't wait to get away. Upon first glance, the town seems nice enough. However, after living there, you realize that isn't the case. The city is mixed with…[read more]
69
  • Paradise, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 229,666
  • I weather is the best thing I like about it. The transportation system is great, buses run all the time and being in a wheelchair this is really good. You're right close to the strip, so there is…[read more]
58
  • Sunrise Manor, NV
  • (City)
  • Population: 192,873
  • I've lived in Sunrise Manor for about a year now and i also work in the area. Crime here is just ridiculous. Too many times I've caught people tagging up the walls behind my house. So many unsupervised…[read more]

Low crime rates are an important factor when determining the livability of any given city in Nevada. Finding the safest places to live in Nevada can be challenging, especially in larger cities which tend to have more crime. Luckily, AreaVibes has done all the heavy lifting for you. Using science and data, AreaVibes has created a list of the safest places to live in Nevada with a population over 5,000.

The Nevada cities listed above have impeccably low crime rates when compared to other cities in the state. How did we choose the safest places to live in Nevada? To create the list, we looked at both property crimes (burglary, theft, vehicle theft) and violent crimes (murder, rape, robbery, assault), then calculated the number of crimes per 100,000 people so that all cities are compared equally. Higher weights were given to violent crimes.

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