Annual Crime In Elk Creek (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElk Creek/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,277 (estimate)2,3652,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElk Creek/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a63.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a39.286.2
Assaultn/an/an/a179.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)395 (estimate)285381
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.9376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,555.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a252.6228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,882 (estimate)2,0802,200

Key findings

  • Elk Creek crime rates are 27% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Elk Creek are 4% higher than the national average
  • In Elk Creek you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Elk Creek is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Elk Creek has decreased by 7%

Elk Creek crime map

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Compare Elk Creek, NE Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Elk Creek (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Elk Creek (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elk Creek

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elk Creek is 1 in 254
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elk Creek is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Elk Creek is 1 in 31

      Year Over Year Crime In Elk Creek (per 100,000 people)

      Elk Creek police department

      ItemElk CreekNebraskaNational
      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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      Tecumseh, NE1,5741339721,105
      Auburn, NE3,3611521,1061,258
      Pawnee City, NE1,0751541,1241,278
      Johnson, NE3243432,5032,846
      Sterling, NE4853852,8093,194
      Lewiston, NE654022,9363,338
      Burchard, NE544062,9613,367
      Elk Creek, NE1153952,8823,277

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      South Greenfield, MO1157744,0824,856
      Sawyer, KS1155423,2523,794
      Watkins, IA1153032,0512,354
      St. Anthony, IA1153932,6603,053
      Allensville, KY1152582,3912,649
      Elk Creek, NE1153952,8823,277
      Source: The Elk Creek, 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.