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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 15%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrainard/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,783 (estimate)2,3402,489
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a64.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a40.981.6
Assaultn/an/an/a192.9250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)358 (estimate)301379
Burglaryn/an/an/a245.3340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,536.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a257.7219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,425 (estimate)2,0392,110

Key findings

  • Brainard crime rates are 12% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brainard are 6% lower than the national average
  • In Brainard you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brainard is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brainard has decreased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In Brainard (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brainard

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brainard is 1 in 280
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brainard is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brainard is 1 in 36

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

      Brainard police department

      ItemBrainardNebraskaNational
      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
      Nebraska6,070345266
      There are a total of 6,070 sex offenders in Nebraska. This yields a total of 345 sex offenders in Nebraska per 100,000 residents which is 30% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      David City, NE2,8611409481,088
      Valparaiso, NE7393312,2412,572
      Dwight, NE1973602,4422,802
      Malmo, NE2523682,4962,864
      Staplehurst, NE2543842,6032,987
      Abie, NE873922,6563,048
      Bee, NE2314012,7143,115
      Brainard, NE3233582,4252,783

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Maurice, IA3233272,1222,449
      Laporte, PA3233171,4531,770
      Midway, TX3235863,3413,927
      Nehalem, OR3233583,4413,799
      Middletown, IL3236212,8173,438
      Brainard, NE3233582,4252,783
      Source: The Brainard, NE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.