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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 57%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoulder City/100k peopleNevada/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime162n/a (estimate)9912,3872,346
Murder0n/a0.05.76.5
Rape1n/a6.159.038.4
Robbery4n/a24.588.773.9
Assault18n/a110.1306.8279.7
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)141460388
Burglary26n/a159.1368.8314.2
Theft83n/a507.81,221.41,398.0
Vehicle theft30n/a183.5336.4246.0
Property crime139n/a (estimate)8501,9271,958

Key findings

  • Boulder City crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Boulder City are 64% lower than the national average
  • In Boulder City you have a 1 in 101 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Boulder City is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Boulder City has increased by 20%

Boulder City crime map

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The Boulder City crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Boulder City as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Boulder City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Boulder City (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Boulder City, Nevada is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Boulder City are 2.41 times less than the Nevada average and 2.37 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Boulder City are 3.27 times less than than Nevada and 2.76 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Boulder City are 2.27 times less than than Nevada and 2.30 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Boulder City (higher is better)

      Is Boulder City safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Nevada as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Boulder City to other cities in the state and across the country, Boulder City is 87% safer than other cities of Nevada and 70% safer than other cities in the nation. Boulder City has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Boulder City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Boulder City is 1 in 711
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boulder City is 1 in 118
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Boulder City is 1 in 101
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Boulder City, Nevada? If you reside in Boulder City, then there is a 1 in 711 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 118. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 101 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Boulder City.

      Year Over Year Crime In Boulder City (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Boulder City, Nevada (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Boulder City has increased by 19%, the amount of property crime in Boulder City has increased by 20%, and the total amount of crime in Boulder City has increased by 20% year over year.

      Boulder City police department

      ItemBoulder CityNevadaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)426,127558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.73.3
      There are a total of 42 Boulder City police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.8% greater than the Nevada average and 15.9% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Nevada

      StateTotal offendersNevada /100KNational /100K
      Nevada8,163394266
      There are a total of 8,163 sex offenders in Nevada. This yields a total of 394 sex offenders in Nevada per 100,000 residents which is 48% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Henderson, NV277,8722081,4261,634
      Whitney, NV41,1246332,6513,283
      Boulder City, NV15,373141850991

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      El Sobrante, CA15,3744232,0462,469
      North New Hyde Park, NY15,374164636799
      Cutlerville, MI15,3795501,5672,117
      Hudson, MA15,379106353459
      Addison, TX15,3634296,0676,497
      Boulder City, NV15,373141850991
      Source: The Boulder City, NV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.