Reported Annual Crime In Elko

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 peopleElko/100k peopleNevada/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime746n/a (estimate)3,5853,1682,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElko/100k peopleNevada/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a9.69.15.3
Rape21n/a100.963.041.7
Robbery11n/a52.9161.598.0
Assault47n/a225.9322.3248.9
Violent crime81n/a (estimate)389556394
Burglary192n/a922.8668.7430.4
Theft414n/a1,989.71,516.41,694.4
Vehicle theft59n/a283.6427.3237.4
Property crime665n/a (estimate)3,1962,6122,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Elko, NV. These figures on reported criminal activity in Elko, NV, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Elko, NV is 13% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Nevada, and when compared with the national average, is 30% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Elko, NV has 30% lower than violent crime rate than Nevada average, while remaining 1% lower than the national average. In property crime, Elko, NV is 22% higher than the average of Nevada and is 35% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elko is 30% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.82 daily crimes that occur in Elko.
  • Elko is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elko you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elko has decreased by 17%.

Compare Elko, NV Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Elko (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Elko, NV per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Nevada and on a national level. In Elko, NV the total number of daily crimes is 1.13 times more than the Nevada average and 1.30 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Elko, NV is 1.43 times less than the Nevada average and 1.01 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Elko, NV has a daily crime rate that is 1.22 times more than the Nevada average and 1.35 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Elko (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Elko, NV area in comparison to other Nevada communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Elko, NV being safer than 57% of cities in Nevada and 24% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Nevada cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Elko, NV. In conclusion, Elko, NV now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elko

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elko is 1 in 257
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elko is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elko is 1 in 28
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Elko, NV? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Elko, NV you have a 1 in 257 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Elko, NV.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Elko, NV is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Elko, NV has decreased by 5%, the amount of property crime in Elko, NV has decreased by 18%, and the total amount of crime in Elko, NV has decreased by 17% year to year.

Elko police department

ItemElkoNevadaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)456,127558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.73.3
There are a total of 45 Elko police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.9% less than the Nevada average and 26.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Nevada

StateTotal offendersNevada /100KNational /100K
Nevada4,067196222
There are a total of 4,067 sex offenders in Nevada. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Nevada per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spring Creek, NV13,3103871,8182,205
Osino, NV8526783,1843,862
Elko, NV20,0783893,1963,585

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Coralville, IA20,0782283,6463,874
Miamisburg, OH20,069701,2901,360
Harvey, LA20,1026493,9254,575
Raymore, MO20,107712,1512,222
Middletown, DE20,0453542,1642,517
Elko, NV20,0783893,1963,585
Source: The Elko, NV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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