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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 0%
Property crime 13%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenton/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,601 (estimate)2,2432,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.66.5
Rapen/an/an/a60.038.4
Robberyn/an/an/a41.273.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.3279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)387 (estimate)334388
Burglaryn/an/an/a229.9314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,418.71,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a260.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,214 (estimate)1,9091,958

Key findings

  • Denton crime rates are 11% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Denton are equal to the national average
  • In Denton you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Denton is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Denton has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Denton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Denton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Denton is 1 in 259
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Denton is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Denton is 1 in 39

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

      Denton police department

      ItemDentonNebraskaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Seward, NE7,13328608635
      Hickman, NE1,891109625735
      Walton, NE284135771906
      Milford, NE2,389140800939
      Yankee Hill, NE3781709741,144
      Hallam, NE2462971,7001,997
      Roca, NE1953161,8052,121
      Denton, NE2293872,2142,601

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gratiot, WI2294562,0982,554
      Dell, AR2297422,8873,630
      Wheatley, AR2298453,2844,128
      St. George Island, MD229162650812
      Chula, MO2298163,8054,621
      Denton, NE2293872,2142,601
      Source: The Denton, NE 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.