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Violent crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFallon/100k peopleNevada/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime151n/a (estimate)1,6132,8342,324
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)171454370
Vehicle theft15n/a160.3490.5282.7
Property crime135n/a (estimate)1,4422,3801,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Fallon, NV

When we analyze the latest crime report, the Fallon crime rate is 30.6% lower than the national average. These incidents are classified into two primary categories: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes include assault, robbery, rape and murder. Whereas property crimes encompass theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In the case of Fallon, there were 16 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 171 per 100,000 individuals, 53.8% lower than the national average. Additionally, Fallon recorded 135 property crimes, amounting to 1442 per 100,000 residents, 26.2% lower than the U.S. average.

Despite a steady decline in murder rates in the United States since 1990, recent years have witnessed an unfortunate uptick. Fallon stands out with one of the nation's highest murder rates, surpassing other cities that reported crime. In Fallon, there were a total of 1 murders, translating to 11 murders per 100,000 people, underscoring the pressing need for continued efforts to address and reduce severe violent crime in the area.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Fallon?

What is the prevailing sentiment among Fallon residents regarding the state of crime? A comprehensive survey conducted by AreaVibes, involving 8 respondents, sheds light on this matter. The results were as follows: 38% of Fallon residents expressed a notable sense of security, asserting that crime was virtually non-existent in their community, and they felt at ease strolling the streets after dark. While, 63% of those surveyed held a contrasting viewpoint, perceiving a higher incidence of crime, leading them to feel apprehensive about walking alone at night.

Is Fallon a Safe Place to Live?

Determining whether Fallon is a place to live may not always yield a simple answer, given the city's varying safety levels across different areas. Nonetheless, comprehending the city's overall crime rate can be a valuable asset. In broad terms, Fallon has an overall crime rate that is 31% lower than the national average. When we take a look at crime on a daily basis, this translates into 0.41 daily occurrences, comprising 0.04 violent crimes and 0.37 property crimes. Scrutinizing these statistics provides a foundation for a more informed assessment of the suitability of Fallon as a potential place to establish residency.

Has Crime in Fallon Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime rates in Fallon has decreased by 5.6% in the last reported crime report. Comparing crime rates from one year to another offers some insight into whether or not Fallon is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live. Crime rates are categorized by violent and property crime. Year-over-year violent crime has decreased by 15.8%, while property crime has decreased by 4.3%. This analysis equips individuals with crucial information for making informed decisions about living in Fallon.

Potential Causes for Crime in Fallon

The economic prosperity of a city's inhabitants exerts substantial influence on crime stats. Elevated poverty rates and income inequality can precipitate heightened criminal activity, as individuals may turn to illicit means to fulfill their fundamental requirements. While lower poverty rates could lead to lower Fallon crime rates. In Fallon, the poverty rate stands at 13.3%, diverging from the national average of 15.1%.

The level of education within a community can impact crime rates. Higher educational attainment often correlates with lower crime rates, as it provides individuals with better job opportunities and alternatives to criminal behavior. While lower educational achievement rates tend to lead to higher crime rates. In Fallon, 82.4% of people have completed high school, while 83% of people have completed high school nationally.

In Fallon, the cost of living is 7.51% lower than the national average. A high cost of living can induce economic stress for locals, especially those with limited financial resources. When people grapple with soaring housing expenses, utility bills, healthcare costs, and other essential necessities, they may be driven towards criminal activities, including theft or fraud, as a means of financial survival. Conversely, cities boasting a lower cost of living may mitigate economic pressures and potentially result in reduced crime rates.

Fallon crime map

The Fallon crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Fallon as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Fallon crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Fallon crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Fallon crime rates are 31% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Fallon are 54% lower than the national average
      • In Fallon you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Fallon is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Fallon has decreased by 13%

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        Daily Crime In Fallon (per 100,000 people)

        The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Fallon for every 100,000 residents. The Fallon total amount of daily crime is 1.76 times less than the Nevada average and 1.44 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Fallon, is 2.66 times less than the Nevada average, and it is 2.16 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Fallon has a daily crime average that is 1.65 times less than the Nevada average and 1.35 times less than the daily national rate.

        How Safe is Fallon (higher is better)

        Is Fallon 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 Fallon to other cities in the state and across the country, Fallon is 75% safer than other cities of Nevada and 55% safer than other cities in the nation. Fallon has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fallon

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fallon is 1 in 585
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fallon is 1 in 70
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Fallon is 1 in 62
        Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Fallon? If you reside in Fallon, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 585. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 70 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Fallon, is 1 in 62.

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

        A good indicator of whether Fallon is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Fallon has decreased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Fallon has decreased by 12% year over year. The number of total crimes in Fallon has decreased by 13% year over year.

        Fallon police department

        Item Fallon Nevada National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)306,127558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.52.73.3
        There are a total of 30 Fallon police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.7% greater than the Nevada average and 6.9% greater than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Nevada

        State Total offenders Nevada /100K National /100K
        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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Fallon, NV8,5401711,4421,613

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Morrisville, PA8,5402141,1341,348
        Wyoming, OH8,54023578601
        Booneville, MS8,5392654,3914,657
        Bennington, VT8,5396083,1043,712
        Lake Park, FL8,5416626,0626,724
        Fallon, NV8,5401711,4421,613
        Source: The Fallon, NV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.