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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 17%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHenderson/100k peopleNevada/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,097n/a (estimate)1,9192,8162,489
Murder9n/a2.84.65.0
Rape75n/a23.670.242.6
Robbery191n/a60.1106.781.6
Assault268n/a84.3312.3250.2
Violent crime543n/a (estimate)171494379
Burglary907n/a285.5503.5340.5
Theft4,093n/a1,288.21,453.01,549.5
Vehicle theft554n/a174.4365.6219.9
Property crime5,554n/a (estimate)1,7482,3222,110

Key findings

  • Henderson crime rates are 23% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Henderson are 55% lower than the national average
  • In Henderson you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Henderson is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Henderson has decreased by 11%

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The Henderson crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Henderson as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Henderson crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Henderson (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Henderson, NV per 100,000 people. In Henderson, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.47 times less than the Nevada average and 1.30 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Henderson is 2.89 times less than the Nevada average and 2.22 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Henderson has a daily crime rate that is 1.33 times less than the Nevada average and 1.21 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Henderson (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Henderson, Nevada compared to other areas of Nevada, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Henderson safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Henderson is safer than 69% of Nevada cities, and 52% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Nevada, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Henderson. At this time, Henderson sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Henderson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Henderson is 1 in 586
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Henderson is 1 in 58
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Henderson is 1 in 53
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Henderson, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 586. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 58 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Henderson is 1 in 53.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Henderson is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Henderson has decreased by 9% and the rate of property crime in Henderson has decreased by 11%. The total crime rate in Henderson has decreased by 11% year to year.

      Henderson police department

      ItemHendersonNevadaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5566,127558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.73.3
      There are a total of 556 Henderson police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.7% less than the Nevada average and 35.1% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Nevada

      StateTotal offendersNevada /100KNational /100K
      Nevada8,163394266
      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, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Boulder City, NV15,373118708826
      Nellis AFB, NV3,2523621,7022,064
      Enterprise, NV129,6204552,1382,593
      North Las Vegas, NV230,4368642,0362,899
      Las Vegas, NV613,2955312,7723,303
      Winchester, NV27,9866132,8813,494
      Whitney, NV41,1246793,1943,873
      Henderson, NV277,8721711,7481,919

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Plano, TX279,0881481,6831,831
      Newark, NJ280,1396191,6412,260
      Toledo, OH280,8549523,4624,415
      Greensboro, NC282,1778193,6894,508
      Lincoln, NE273,0183832,7513,134
      Henderson, NV277,8721711,7481,919
      Source: The Henderson, NV 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.